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DPA at the 8th FSM National Women’s Conference in Pohnpei in August 2018

DPA’s Significant Contribution to 8th FSM National Women’s Conference in Pohnpei in August 2018

27 September 2018

DPA Head of Department Nicole Haley was recently honoured with one of only two international keynote addresses at the 8th National Women’s Conference of Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) held in...

Bhavani Kannan receiving her prize for winning the CAP Final of the #3MT competition

Bhavani Kannan Crowned Winner of the 2018 CAP 3MT

10 September 2018

On 23 August, PhD students Eri Kashima, Tuukka Kaikkonen, Christopher Hoy, Bhavani Kannan and Ryan Wong battled for the College of Asia & the Pacific division of the 3 Minute Thesis competition...

In peacetime, why does Sovereignty matter?

31 August 2018

Dr Marigold Black has utilised the opportunity to work in both defence and civilian contexts to inform her primary research of modern conceptualisations of sovereignty. Marigold, a Visiting...

Claiming ‘Victory’

31 August 2018

Dr Meighen McCrae will use her skills as a historian to examine differing notions of victory throughout the First World War to challenge the legacies they have in our modern world. “If you want to...

NBSEAS panel at the ASSA Conference in Sydney in June 2018:  Patrick Jory, Holly High, Nick Cheesman and Lee Morgenbesser.

Bringing serious authors and serious topics on Southeast Asia to the public

31 August 2018

Taking research to the masses, Dr Nick Cheesman hosts a monthly podcast on Southeast Asian studies as part of the New Books Network. Listen to the podcast: http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/...

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...

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...

2018 Gunson Prize

21 August 2018

A prize of AUD$1,000 will be awarded at the Cambridge Pacific History Association Conference, for the winner of the Gunson Essay Prize Competition. Postgraduate or senior students from any country...

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 in Canberra. A Pacific Research Program...

Gold Buddhist statues

YOLO: Insights from Thailand

16 May 2018

Religious worldviews can shape the thinking of senior officials in profound ways - take YOLO, for instance. ‘You only live once’ is an expression encouraging a life lived on the edge. Canadian rapper...

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