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A webinar series coordinated by Helen Gardner and Jacqui Leckie. 

All are most welcome to join. Please check the PHA facebook page for updates

Enquiries to jacqui.leckie[at]

Past Webinars

Thursday 10 November 2022:

"Rethinking Culture, History and Gender Relations in Solomon Islands". By Anna Kwai, PhD candidate, Australian National University. [No recording available]

Thursday 13 October 2022:

"USP student research roundup: in honour of Brij V. Lal". By Sonia Soakai and Eroki Rakuita, MA Candidates, USP. Chaired by Nicholas Halter (University of the South Pacific). [No recording available]

Wednesday 7 September 2022: 

"Indigenous Feminist History: Futurities, Relationalities, and CHamoru Placental Politics". By Associate Professor Tina Taitano DeLisle (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities). Click here for a video recording

Friday 12 August 2022:

"Mining Futurities: Imagined Futures for the Pacific’s Three Great Phosphate Islands". By Dr Nicholas Hoare (Department of Pacific Affairs, Australian National University). Click here for a video recording

Thursday 7 July 2022: 


"People’s Histories of Christianities: Towards reStorying Pacific Church History". By 

Associate Professor Gladson Jathanna (Pacific Theological College, Suva). Click here for a video recording

12 November 2020:

"Decolonisation Interrupted: West Papuan Campaign for Independence 1961-69". By Emma Kluge (University of Sydney). Click here for a video recording

8 October 2020:

" 'A Time Bomb Lies Buried': The Road to and From Fijian Independence". By Emeritus Professor Brij V. Lal (Australian National University). Click here for a video recording

10 September 2020:

"Popular Culture and the Beginning of Cinema Culture in Western Samoa". By Dr Louise Mataia Milo (National University of Samoa). Click here for a video recording


15 August 2020:

"In search of a solution to the problem of resolving the succession to the Vanua title of the Vunivalu of the Yavusa of Sovatabua – Natewa, Vanua Levu, Fiji Islands." By Tuinawi Rakuita, Eroni Rakuita, Sevanaia Sakai, and Morgan Tuimaleali’ifano (The University of the South Pacific). [No recording available]

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