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2016 Karkar Island Bilum Festival, PNG. Photo credit: @ShaunGessler

Save the dates 10-12 September 2018. State of the Pacific is back

6 July 2018

Department of Pacific Affairs’ biennial State of the Pacific (SOTP) conference will take place from 10-12 September 2018 at the Australian National University i...

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Book launch seminar: Resource Extraction and Contentious States: Mining and the Politics of Scale in the Pacific Islands

17 July 2018

Addressing the strong association in Melanesia between extractive resource industries and a spectrum of violence ranging from interpersonal to collective forms,...


The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs is situated at the creative cusp between discipline and area studies and is home to the world’s foremost collection of expertise in the politics and international affairs of Asia and the Pacific.

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Recent publications

DP2018/02 Timor-Leste and the Empowerment of Women: Access to Justice and the Future for Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Survivors

Author(s): Felicity Gerry, Catarina Sjölin
Date of publications: 2018
Publication type: Discussion paper

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