PhD students

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

‘Beyond Next Tomorrow’: An Examination of Urban Male Youth in Solomon Islands (Thesis Proposal Review)

Accounts of male urban youth within Solomon Islands, like much of Melanesia, frequently tend towards apocryphal depictions of listless, troublesome and disengaged young men. Similar to other post-conflict, developing states, a large and growing cohort of undereducated and underemployed urban males is often associated with prospective instability and violence. However, few studies in Melanesia have attempted to transfer to the page the rich, grounded, candid, and often contradictory, stories of young male urbanites.

Students sweep up in Endeavour awards

College collects six of 26 prestigious Endeavour Postgraduate scholarships for graduate research and fieldwork.

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