DPA Seminar Series

DPA Seminar Series

DPA Seminar Series to resume

12 May 2021

In 2021, the Department of Pacific Affairs will resume its departmental seminar series, focusing on topical areas of research, current debates and issues in the Pacific region, and approaches to research methods. Each month will feature a different speaker or panel.

Seminars will be held fortnightly on Thursdays, May-July, between 11-12pm in the Hedley Bull Centre. They will be held on the first Thursday of each month, thereafter. Seminars are open to the public.

Details

Fortnightly on Thursdays, May-July. Monthly thereafter.

RSVPs essential

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dpa-seminar-series-tickets-150677363049

Seminar 1 - The prolonged and unprecedented Samoa Elections 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand, this event will be held as an online-only Zoom webinar

Date - Thursday, May 20
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - ZOOM Webinar

Speakers

Sau’ia Dr Louise Mata’ia-Milo
Dr Asenati Liki-Chang Tung
Dr Kerryn Baker
Dr Roanie Ng Shiu
Eliorah Malifa
Salā George Carter

Seminar 2 - Geopolitics, cybersecurity and sustainability: The case of undersea internet cables in the Pacific region

Date - Thursday, June 03
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 2

Speaker

Dr Amanda H A Watson

Seminar 3 - The housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

Date - Thursday, June 17
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 2

Speaker

Gemma Malungahu

Seminar 4 - Post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments

Date - Thursday, July 01
Time - 11am-12pm

PLEASE NOTE: This event is now an ONLINE-ONLY Zoom webinar

Speaker

Anthony Regan

Seminar 5 - Local governance and dispute management in Solomon Islands

Date - Thursday, July 15
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 2

Speakers

Colin Wiltshire
Nicole Haley
Léa Giacomelli

Seminar 6 - Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China

Date - Thursday, August 05
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 1

Speaker

Denghua Zhang

Seminar 7 - Islands of Hope Project: Pan-Pacific Indigenous Responses to Globalisation and Climate Change from Taiwan to Chile

Date - Thursday, August 19
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 3

Speakers

Regina Macalandag
George Carter
Zag Puas
Anita Togolo
Paul D’Arcy

Seminar 8 - Re-introducing Traditional Crops for Climate Change Adaptation in the Low-lying Atolls of the Mortlocks

Date - Thursday, September 02
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 3

Speakers

Zag Puas

Seminar 9 - Envisioning Pacific futures

Date - Thursday, October 07
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 3

Speakers

Leituala Kuiniselani Tago
Jope Tarai
Athaulla Rasheed
Philippa Louey
Jayden Evett

Seminar 10 - Mobilising pathways through cross-border labour schemes

Date - Thursday, December 02
Time - 11am-12pm
Venue - Hedley Bull Seminar Room 1

Speakers

Rochelle Bailey

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