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Girl soldiers of the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Elam (LTTE)

Challenging the stigma against former girl child soldiers

28 August 2018

Case studies on female child soldiers in Sri Lanka and Nepal by Kate Macfarlane find that the social stigma of being a former child soldier is harder to overcome for girls than boys. Rarely do...

Establishing the new Australia-China-Pacific trilateral research network on Pacific studies

28 August 2018

The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) has been awarded a grant of $24,820 by the Australia-China Council to establish a new trilateral research network on Pacific studies. The informal network, to...

Diplomacy exported to and from Africa

27 August 2018

Dr Yolanda Kemp-Spies, Visiting Fellow at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, has applied over three decades of academic and professional experience to draw much needed attention to the diplomatic...

Zooming in on Indonesia’s environmental service policies

27 August 2018

Non-monetary rewards play a significant role in encouraging people to look after the environment they live in, Indonesia expert Abidah Setyowati reveals in a case study. Be it biodegradation, water...

Paying attention to aid

13 July 2018

“The Australian National University recognises the start date of my doctoral studies as 28 March 2013. Yet, as this project has neared its completion and I have reflected on my thesis journey, I am...

Public address by the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, the Hon Rick Houenipwela

13 June 2018

As part of an official bilateral visit to Australia, the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, the Hon Rick Houenipwela, delivered a lecture at ANU on 13 June 2018. The Prime Minister addressed the...

Stop violence against women and girls in PNG - UN Women

Do No Harm: Findings from PNG & Solomon Islands

16 May 2018

It has often been assumed that improving women’s access to income-generating activities would lead automatically to more general empowerment, the theory being that an increased income would improve...

Food security

Feeding Crisis Diplomacy

16 May 2018

In a crisis, diplomacy has typically been concerned with how to make or avoid war. But crises are diverse. Humanitarian crises like the flow of refugees from Syria’s civil war, or economic ones like...

Pauline Kerr, Jennifer Carpenter,Geoffrey Wiseman

Diplomacy in a Globalizing World 2nd Ed. Gains More Praise and Attention

4 May 2018

Pauline Kerr and Geoffrey Wiseman, eds., Diplomacy in a Gobalizing World (Oxford University Press, second edition, 2018). In this substantially revised second edition of their groundbreaking...

PRC 2017 participants at APH

Call for applications to participate in the 2018 Pacific Research Colloquium

28 February 2018

Monday 26 November – Friday 7 December, 2018 The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia About the Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC) Each year the Department of Pacific Affairs (...

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