Pacific

IB 2021/22 The Case for Enhanced Australian Engagement with the Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is situated in a strategic area on the northern frontline of China’s push into the Pacific region.

Learning About Papua New Guinea and How it Works - Day 1

The Department of Pacific Affairs at the ANU is hosting an online conference honouring Emeritus Fellow Ron J. May’s contribution to research, writing and thinking about Papua New Guinea on 16 September and 01 October 2021. DPA is currently developing an edited collection of papers – a Festschrift – celebrating Ron’s work. Those papers, authored by scholars from Papua New Guinea and scholars of Papua New Guinea based in Australia and New Zealand, will be presented and discussed at the conference.

IB 2021/21 China–Pacific Tourism Engagement: Opportunities and Challenges

Tourism is a pillar industry in the Pacific, contributing 11.1 per cent of the region’s GDP, or US$3.8 billion, and creating 131,010 jobs in 2018 (South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) 2019:3).

Recording now live: Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China

On 5th August, Department of Pacific Affairs hosted a seminar by Dr Denghua Zhang called 'Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China'

IB 2021/20 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 2: Cybersecurity, Geopolitics and Reliability

This is the second of two linked In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

IB 2021/19 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 1: Recent and Planned Expansion

This is the first of two In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

Envisioning Pacific futures

NOTE: THIS IS NOW AN ONLINE EVENT

An oceanic engine-room? Leaders of a global island alliance? What could the Pacific of the future look like? Join five of DPA’s newest PhD scholars in this fast-paced session exploring the possibilities the next generation of Pacific thinkers envisage for our blue continent.

Each presenter will give a short presentation answering the question: In your ideal world, what could the Pacific of the future look like?

Panellists

  • Leituala Kuiniselani Tago

  • Jope Tarai

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