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The Pacific Institute celebrates the remarkable engagements ANU staff and students have had with the peoples of the Pacific Islands over the past seven decades and how these interactions have helped shape our collective understanding of the region.


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Celebrating Vanuatu: 40 years of independence

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the independence of Vanuatu last month, the ANU Pacific Institute has published an online showcase of the university’s research and engagement with Vanuatu landscapes, culture and people across a wide range of disciplines.

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The ANU Pacific Institute’s members come from a range of academic fields and include scholars, students and professional staff. We share a passion for extending the field of the Pacific.


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