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The Waigani seminars and other talk-fests : looking back - and forward - in the Pacific Islands

Quanchi, Max (2009) The Waigani seminars and other talk-fests : looking back - and forward - in the Pacific Islands. In Pacific Science Association Inter-Congress, 2-6 March 2009, Tahiti, French Polynesia.

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Abstract

The brilliant series of Waigani seminars ran for two decades spanning the pre and post-independence periods Ppapua New Guinea, but this paper argues that the seminars, and other symposia, conferences, workshops and forums in the Pacific, have remained an academic exrecise and not achieved real outcomes.

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ID Code: 21063
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Pacific Islands, Symposia, workshop, conference system, Waigani Seminar
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Pacific History (excl. New Zealand and Maori) (210313)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 10 Jun 2009 13:08
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:43

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