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Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific
Call for papers AAPS 2014 conference Oceanscapes: cooperation across the Pacific. April 22-26, 2014. University of Sydney.
Through this interdisciplinary conference the Australian Association for Pacific Studies seeks to bring researchers across Oceanscapes to share their knowledge and experience; to benefit the peoples of the Pacific region, and to advance scholarship about the places between the better-known … Continue reading
Australia and Papua New Guinea enjoy a special relationship – one of mutual affection, shared history and shared geography. Today, as they have for more than two decades, ministers will meet at the Australia-PNG Ministerial Forum to build even … Continue reading
Asia Pacific Week 2013 will be the third conference of its kind hosted by The Australian National University and will explore the theme of ‘Pushing Boundaries’. The conference will bring together 100 student delegates from around the world to discuss the … Continue reading
Graeme Smith is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney and a Visiting Fellow with the State, Society and Governance Program in Melanesia Program, ANU.
When I penned Are Chinese Soft Loans Always a Bad Thing? for Th… Continue reading
Gerard McCarthy is Project Manager (Asia-Pacific) at TechChange, based in Sydney. Keera Pullman is based in Darwin where she works for Esri Australia and volunteers for the Standby Taskforce.
The past decade has seen rapid increases in urban dwellers a… Continue reading
Research School of Asia and the Pacific (RSAP) Annual Symposium 2012. 28 November—30 November 2012, ANU, Canberra. Registration now open (see below). In the post Cold War era, new ideas from a wide range of approaches – including archaeology, anthropology, … Continue reading
The Australian National University has a new student group geared towards increasing the awareness of Micronesians in Australia – the Micronesian and Australian Friends Association (MAFA). The ANU-chartered student group was formed in May 2012 by a small group … Continue reading
Wednesday 12th September, 2-4 pm Hedley Bull 3, Ground floor off the atrium, ANU Prof Karen Sykes is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Manchester. Her recent books include Arguing with Anthropology: an introduction to critical theories of the gift. London: Routledge, 2005 and Sykes, K M. (ed.) Moral Reasoning: … Continue reading
21-31 January 2013, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) Australia will bring together 100 post-grad students from the Asia-Pacific region to develop skills and forge lasting professional relationships. Combining a 3 day conference, 3 days of … Continue reading
Call for abstracts: 12th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific Region (close 15 October)
February 14-16, 2013, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai‘i. For information, including financial support for participants, visit the conference website.
Applications are now open for the $10,000 annual UNDP Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship (due 15 September 2012). This year’s theme is Embedding Environmental Concerns into Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth.
Public Lecture: Paradoxical Intimacies: the Christian Creation of the Huli Domestic Sphere (by Prof. Holly Wardlow)
06:00pm – 07:00pm, 09 August 2012, Acton Theatre, Crawford School [download flyer] This public lecture is part of the Paradoxes of Domesticity: Christian Missionaries and Women in Asia and the Pacific Conference held at the ANU on 9-10 August 2012.
5.30pm Thursday 26 July 2012 Great Hall, University House, Cnr Balmain Cres & Liversidge Street, ANU Hosted by the Hon. Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of the ANU “You are cordially invited to attend the launch of the ANU Law, … Continue reading
Occasional Paper No.96 of the European Union Institute for Security Studies “aims at providing a new perspective on the relevance of climate change for the EU’s external action. Considering its linkages with various areas such as energy security, economic growth and … Continue reading