Tag Archives: France

Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship

Are you currently a PhD student? Are you interested in spending 3 months doing research in New Caledonia? The Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship was established in 2013 to honour the memory and continue the academic legacy of Professor Darrell … Continue reading

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Two new courses ‘War in the Islands’ and ‘Australia in Oceania’

Two new courses in Pacific History are on offer at the ANU in Second Semester 2013. The first, ‘Australia in Oceania in the 19th and 20th centuries‘ (PASI 2002/6002) asks the question ‘Is Australia another Pacific Island?’ It traverses the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ‘The Peoples of the South Pacific (Oceania) in the First World War: Nation, Nationalism and the Sense of Belonging’ International Conference (Amiens 17-19 April and Rochefort 27-29 May, 2014)

‘Les Océaniens dans la Première Guerre mondiale: Nation, nationalisme et sentiment d’appartenance’ Colloque international (Amiens 17-19 avril et Rochefort 27-29 mai). “The research programme Overseas and South Pacific (Oceania) Destinies, 1914–2018: Nation, Nationalism and the Sense of Belonging (DOMO 14–18), which aims … Continue reading

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France in the South Pacific

by Denise Fisher, Visiting Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies, Research School of Humanities & the Arts College of Arts and Social Sciences. This publication is now available in  PDF View Online ePub mobi or print copy formats from ANU Epress. France is a … Continue reading

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Defence White Paper: French Pacific power ignored

Denise Fisher is a Visiting Fellow at ANU’s Centre for European Studies. Her book, France in the South Pacific: Power and Politics, will soon be published by ANU E press.
The Australian Defence White Paper 2013 was not the only such document … Continue reading

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Tribute to the late Professor Darrell Tryon (1942-2013)

by Emeritus Professor Malcolm Ross, Pacific Linguistics, ANU. Emeritus Professor Darrell Tryon, longtime researcher into the languages of Vanuatu, the Solomons and the Loyalty Islands, died in Canberra on Wednesday 15th May at the age of 70. Darrell had been … Continue reading

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Report on PACE-Net Key Stakeholder Conference: Connecting Research and Innovation for development in the Pacific (Suva 12th – 14th March 2013)

“Enthusiastic discussions on results of the three year Pacific-European Network on Science and Technology (PACE-Net*) were held by more than 120 delegates from about 17 Pacific and European countries and territories [pictured above] at the final PACE-Net Conference hosted by … Continue reading

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Connecting Moana: Oceania’s Universities take the lead in Pan-Pacific Online Course Delivery

by Dr Paul D’Arcy, History, CHL. [about this image*] For the last two years a quiet educational revolution with profound implications for education outreach and collaborative teaching and research has been taking place across the entire breadth of the Pacific Islands. The … Continue reading

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Job: Social/Cultural Anthropologist, CNRS

The CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) is recruiting a tenure-track Director of Research (equivalent to Professorial level) in Social and Cultural Anthropology. The general domain of competence is “Environment and Identity in the Pacific”. Read more at this opportunity (Position number: … Continue reading

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Pacific Symposium at the ANU (16-17 October 2012)

16-17 October 2012, ANU Centre for European Studies, Canberra The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Canberra (EHESS @ ANU) and the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and ANU Centre for European Studies are hosting this … Continue reading

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Farewell, Alex François!

Alex documenting Teanu marine fauna with Michael and Stanley on Vanikoro, Solomon Islands in May 2012. After three and a half years in our department as a Visiting Fellow, Alex François will have to leave us at the end of … Continue reading

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Sexualities, Sexual Rights and HIV in PNG and the Pacific

Report by Dr Katherine Lepani and Professor Margaret Jolly. For three intensive days from July 11-13, a congregation of fifty-three scholars, activists, policy-makers, and practitioners met at ANU to exchange perspectives and engage in discussion on Sexualities, Sexual Rights and … Continue reading

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A framework agreement on "research in humanities and social sciences in Oceania" was signed at IRD on June 12th 2012

The École des hautes études en sciences sociales (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences”; EHESS), the University of New Caledonia (UNC), the Institute of Research for Development (Institut de recherche pour le développement: IRD) and t… Continue reading

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French and Kiwi scientists say “oui!”

French and Kiwi scientists say “oui!” to stronger scientific cooperation in the South Pacific
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Europe and the Pacific: Past, Present and Future (22 May)

11.00am – 12.30pm, Tuesday 22 May 2012 ANU Centre for European Studies, 1 Liversidge Street (Bldg 67C), Canberra Europe has a long and continuing history with the Pacific. You are invited to a panel discussion on political and social change in … Continue reading

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