Events

August 2014

05
Aug
2014

The preservation and cultivation of moralities in a Fijian village

He Wenzhen (Mona), PhD Scholar in Anthropology Department of Tsinghua University

What is a good child? How does one become a moral child in different local contexts? How do adults pass their values to their children? These are questions that I asked before commencing my fieldwork in Fiji.

07
Aug
2014

Some thoughts about international climate change mitigation and adaptation funding: The view from New Ireland Province

John Aini and Paige West

In this paper we discuss several of the current international approaches to climate change mitigation being deployed in rural communities in Papua New Guinea.

12
Aug
2014

Power and the Construction of Analytical Categories: Governance and Co-habitation across Timor-Leste

Damien Grenfell

Since independence, much effort and a great many resources have been put into forming a new state in Timor-Leste.

20
Aug
2014

SSGM Joint Book Launch - The Boy from Boort: Remembering Hank Nelson & Australians in Papua New Guinea, 1960-1975

The Boy from Boort: Remembering Hank Nelson

Edited by Bill Gammage, Brij V Lal and Gavan Daws

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26
Aug
2014

Power from people, power over land: the problem of traditional authority in Buka, Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Thiago Oppermann

The Austronesian societies of North Bougainville and Buka are distinctive for possessing especially well developed institutions of ascribed, hereditary leadership.

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