Friday 28 November
Pacific Islands Update, Deakin University, Melbourne
Wednesday 26 November
Pacific Islands Update, The Australian National University, Canberra
The Pacific Islands Update presents panel discussions on political change across Melanesia, state building (Francis Fukuyama paper PEB 23.3), land reform, HIV AIDs and economic surveys of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Speakers represent the academic, policy, NGO and donor communities from Australia and the region
Speakers include: Andrew MacIntyre, Ben Reilly, Jenny Hayward-Jones, Jon Fraenkel, Nicole George, Sharon Bessell, Bill Standish, Sinclair Dinnen, Scott Dawson, Jennifer Fugui, Dave Peebles, Bob Warner, Rod Duncan, Sunil Kumar, Matthew Allen, Vicki Luker, John Ballard, Christine Stewart and Elizabeth Reid.
Please feel free to extend the invitation to any interested friends and colleagues. There is no cost to attend and a light lunch will be provided.
Canberra program (pdf):