UC Berkeley’s Professor Michael Watts visits SSGM

Eminent geographer Professor Michael Watts recently spent time at SSGM where he conducted two public lectures and a PhD masterclass. Click to read more about his visit and hear an extended interview on his latest work

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2014 Land Workshop Podcasts now available

The 2014 AAPS Land Workshop was a joint conference presented by OxFam Australia and SSGM

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Enrolment for ANTH8106 is open!

Jenny Munro, Susan Dixon & Melissa Demian of SSGM explore gender as related to the environment and development.

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Do No Harm Research Update

Richard Eves has just returned from the Solomon Islands where he was leading the fieldwork for the research project Do No Harm: Understanding the Relationship between Women’s Economic Empowerment and Violence against Women in Melanesia.

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Studying China’s presence in the Pacific

Over the next month, we draw attention to some significant ongoing research on China’s ever increasing presence in the Pacific.

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Poverty still has a woman’s face: making links between women’s and children’s poverty in Fiji

Pacific Research Fellow Priya Chatter has just come back from fieldwork funded by UNICEF aimed at assessing the Fiji Department of Social Welfare’s Care & Protection Allowance

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In Brief Series

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2014

Transforming Workplace Norms in PNG: The Role of the Business Coalition for Women

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22
Aug
2014

Diverse Communities, Diverse Media: A Report on the OURMedia Conference, University of Goroka 21–25 July 2014

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21
Aug
2014

New Bibliography on Animal Health Research in Papua New Guinea

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20
Aug
2014

Regionalism: The Experience of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement

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18
Aug
2014

The ‘Resource Curse’ in Timor-Leste

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Luke Hambly

Prior to joining SSGM in July 2013, Luke worked at the Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI) at the ANU for over 8 years in a number of different capacities, most recently in a programme manager...

Timothy Sharp

Dr Timothy Sharp joined SSGM in 2013 as a Research Fellow. He has a background in environmental planning, and completed his PhD in human geography within SSGM in 2012.

Peta Hill

Peta joined the SSGM Program in December 2010. Peta has 14 years of university and government experience in administration, and she will assist the Convenor and Executive Office in the day-to-day...

Anthony Regan

Anthony Regan is a constitutional lawyer who specialises in constitutional development as part of conflict resolution. Has lived and worked in Papua New Guinea for 15 years and in Uganda for over...
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Roannie Ng Shiu

Roannie was appointed as the Pasifika Outreach and Research Fellow in 2011. This is a joint position with SSGM and the Dean’s Office, College of Asia and the Pacific. Her current work involves...

Nicole Haley

Dr Nicole Haley joined SSGM in 2006 and was appointed Convenor of the Program in January 2010. Nicole originally came to ANU in 1994 and graduated with a PhD in Anthropology in May 2003. Her thesis...

Richard Eves

Dr Richard Eves is an anthropologist who has published widely on issues of social change in PNG. His first book, The Magical Body: Power, Fame and Meaning in a Melanesian Society (1998), is a...

Sinclair Dinnen

Dr Sinclair Dinnen joined SSGM in 1996 as a postdoctoral fellow. He has a background in socio-legal studies and completed his PhD at the Australian National University in 1996. His doctoral research...
Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen

With an academic background in human geography and political science, Matthew has lived and worked extensively in the countries of Melanesia. He has conducted long-term fieldwork in Vanuatu (1997)...
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