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East-West Center: scholarship and study opportunities for 2019 now open

11 September 2018

We are pleased to announce opportunities for study and scholarships at the East-West Center (EWC) for the 2019 academic year.

Exxon Valderz Oil Spill 1989

Lecture: Science, objectivity, and political responsibility in the litigation of two oil spills

05 September 2018

Professor Stuart Kirsch from the University of Michigan, examines the role of scientific experts and expertise in legal proceedings.

Codification and creation of community and customary laws

Codification and creation of community and customary laws in the South Pacific and beyond

23 August 2018

Many communities across the Pacific islands region write down their own ‘customary’ or ‘local’ rules and regulations in the form of what are called customary or community laws, by-laws,...

2016 Karkar Island Bilum Festival, PNG

State of the Pacific 2018

21 August 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.

50 Years of the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau

21 August 2018

The Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific, School of Culture, History and Language and the Pacific Institute, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Pacific Manuscripts...

ANU Pacific Institute Collection Launched on Open Research

16 December 2017

ANU Scholarly Information Services and the Pacific Institute are proud to launch the Pacific Institute collection on Open Research.

Minister for Foreign Affairs launches the Pacific Research Program at the Australian National University

26 October 2017

On Tuesday 24 October the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launched the Pacific Research Program.

Fellowship opportunity for emerging Pacific economists

18 October 2017

Are you an emerging economist in the Asia-Pacific region?

Party promises for international development: New Zealand election 2017

18 September 2017

In a few days New Zealanders go to the polls. Here, I blogged about action needed to improve New Zealand’s international development efforts.

Announcing the Hank Nelson Prize for Writing on Papua New Guinea

25 July 2017

The Hank Nelson Memorial Endowment was established by family and friends of the late Pacific historian Hank Nelson to honour his memory and his commitment to Papua New Guinea.

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