Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network

Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and beyond

A group tobring together people in Victoria interested in the Pacific Islands and plan and publicise activities at the state level.

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ILAISANE PETERO is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Apr 5
Profile IconMoses Navarro and Jason Vela joined Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Mar 12
Van Pham is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Feb 20
Julie Kamblijambi Kep is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Jan 29
Robert Stringer is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Jan 28
Annette M. Ngora Timothy is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Jan 26
Profile IconMira Fonseca, Joaquim Soriano Viana, John Francis and 1 more joined Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Jan 25
Helen Hill posted a photo

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AAAPS is now AAPS, the Australian Association for Pacific Studies, here is the new logo.
Jan 25
Helen Hill posted a blog post

OCEANSCAPES: cooperation across the Pacific

DATE: 22-26 April, 2014WHERE: University of SydneyThe Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth’s surface and contains thousands of islands. Yet, as Epeli Hau’ofa’s seminal paper about the ‘Sea of Islands’ shows, oceans are not a barrier, but highways to contact. This conference employs the concept of Oceanscapes from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It is a vision for cooperative conservation action and…See More
Jan 25
Helen Hill posted a status
"Welcome to all those new members we met last Thursday evening at the welcome to new Pacific Island Students, we hope you join this group."
Jan 24
Helen Hill posted a discussion

Oceanscapes: Co-operation Accross the Pacific - Call for abstracts for next Australian Association for Pacific Studies Conference, Sydney, April 2014

Have a look at the conference website at http://sydney.edu.au/museums/research/AAPS_2014.shtmland decide which section you wish to present a paper in, or just register to attend the conference.See More
Dec 30, 2013
Hartmut Veit is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Dec 30, 2013
Sarah Halatutavaha commented on Sarah Halatutavaha's photo
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Sarah Halatutavaha

"Hello Helen and thank you for the update.  Yes I had heard about your group and thought it would be great to sign up with a National body in Australia that is addressing the needs of Pacific People.  I worked for 10yrs in Pacific Cultural…"
Aug 19, 2013
Helen Hill commented on Sarah Halatutavaha's photo
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Sarah Halatutavaha

"Welcome Sarah, unfortunately I don't think we have any other members in Port Hedland, we are mostly from Victoria but as we were the Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies we do have a few people from other states still…"
Aug 18, 2013
Sarah Halatutavaha posted a photo

Sarah Halatutavaha

I am a Niue female living in Port Hedland with my Samoan partner and 2 children. I love writing songs and spoken word and also deliver my poetry through a song type chant. I speak conversational Niue language and have a passion for all people around…
Aug 18, 2013
Sarah Halatutavaha is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Aug 18, 2013
Stacia Jeffers is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Aug 5, 2013
Silouan(Silala) Vea is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Jun 12, 2013
Jone Sovalawa is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Apr 25, 2013
Vinian Veekay Kave is now a member of Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network
Apr 9, 2013
 

This group is the communications network for the Victorian Pacifici Studies Community Network (or some similar name to be decided) which intends to become an affiliate of the Australian Association for Pacific Studies.

As detailed in the AAPS constitution, the intended aims of the organisation are:
- To promote the international excellence of Australian research and teaching in Pacific Studies
- To play an advocacy role with Government, NGOs, schools, businesses, media and universities and to increase public awareness of Pacific Studies
- To promote Pacific Studies and its component disciplines at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
- To promote the role of Australian repositories in the collection, preservation and access to Pacific Island research, cultural and historical materials
- To promote excellence in the teaching of Pacific Studies through professional development programs for university teachers
- To promote specifically the study of Australia-Pacific Island relations
- To establish and maintain links with Pacific communities is Australia
- To establish and maintain links with honorary correspondent members and cognate organisations overseas

Membership of the Association is free to all who agree with these aims, go to the website and join! (where it says Register). http://www.aaps.edu.au

Blog Posts

OCEANSCAPES: cooperation across the Pacific

DATE: 22-26 April, 2014

WHERE: University of Sydney


The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth’s surface and contains thousands of islands. Yet, as Epeli Hau’ofa’s seminal paper about the ‘Sea of Islands’ shows, oceans are not a barrier, but highways to contact. This conference employs the concept of Oceanscapes from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It…

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Posted by Helen Hill on January 25, 2014 at 0:31

Master's Students at any University, you can Enrol for 'OCEANIA in the Modern World' at Victoria University First Semester 2014

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This Postgraduate unit at Victoria University will take place at VU City Campus, 300 Flinders Street on Wednesday evenings. Co-ordinators are Helen Hill and Mosese Waqa.  It can be done by Honours year, Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or…

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Posted by Helen Hill on February 20, 2013 at 14:30

Reminder: 13/12/2012 Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and Beyond.

The Next Informal Starting Meeting: Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and Beyond.

‘Celebrating 2012 with a Pre-Christmas Get Together including Dinner and Drinks’ Reminder this Thursday 13/12/2012. No need to RSVP.

Meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday 13 December at Papa Ginos 221 Lygon Street Carlton, VIC 3053 Melbourne, Australia, at one of the outside tables around 6.00 p.m.

Posted by Ben Anwyl on December 11, 2012 at 17:07

Next Informal Starting Meeting: Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and Beyond.

Next Informal Starting Meeting: Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and Beyond.

 

Our next gathering get together will ‘Celebrate 2012 with a Pre-Christmas Get Together including Dinner and Drinks’ and will be another first chance to develop this Pacific network.

 

The first informal dinner tested Pacific studies and community networking strategy and presented ideas for starting in Victoria. We want to encourage and welcome further…

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Posted by Ben Anwyl on November 22, 2012 at 7:24

Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network Get Together at Papa Ginos 221 Lygon Street

Reminder 15/11/ 2012 6pm Victorian Pacific Studies Community Network Get Together at Papa Ginos 221 Lygon Street

Carlton, VIC 3053

Melbourne, Australia

 

Advancing Pacific Studies and Pacific Community Networks in Victoria and beyond. Get together over a meal next Thursday, the 15th November in Lygon Street, Carlton. Papa Ginos' Pizza place is the venue, meet at one of the outside tables around 6.00pm This is to set the ball rolling on discussions of how best to…

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Posted by Ben Anwyl on November 10, 2012 at 18:50

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