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SGDIA Lunchtime Seminar Series

Semester 2 – 2017


 

SGDIA lunchtime seminars are held on Thursdays (12.30-1.30pm) in the CDS Seminar Room, FBE Building, 1st Floor, Laucala Bay Campus. 

During 2017, SGDIA is also co-hosting ,with the Pacific Centre for the Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD), a special seminar series on ‘Pacific Climate Diplomacy’ .  Follow this page for further information.

For a list of the Seminars hosted in Semester 1 2017 please click here

Date

Presenter

Topic

 

 

 

Week 2 - July 20

Dr Transform Aqorau (SGDIA)

Reflections on Oceans politics in the Pacific

 

Week 3 - July 27

 

‘Pacific Climate Diplomacy’ series

 

Dr Wes Morgan

(SGDIA)

 

Pivotal players: Pacific islands and the end of the fossil fuel era

 

Week 4 - Aug 3

 

 

Prof. Robert Foster

 

 

‘People as Infrastructure’: Mobile phone use in Papua New Guinea

Week 5 - Aug 10

 

 

John Cox, Glenn Finau, Romitesh Kant, Jason Titifanue, Jope Tarai (SGDIA)

 

 

 

 

Disaster and divine judgement: contemporary Christian interpretation of climate change in Fiji

 

 

Week 6 - Aug 17

 

 

Dr Milla Vaha

 

Small Island States and the Right to Continuous Recognition

 

 

Week 7 - Aug 22

'Pacific Climate Diplomacy'

 

 

 

 

Dr Linda Siegele

COP23: Climate change priorities in the 

 

MSB - Aug 31

Scott Robertson

Defining citizenship and the political community in decolonising New Caledonia

Week 8

'Pacific Climate Diplomacy'

 

 

 

 

Noelene Nabulivou

 

Week 9

Hassan Khan 

Presentation on ‘older persons’ in Fiji

Week 10

Dr Heather Horst

Social media use in Fiji

 

 

 

Week 11

Dr Margarethe Wewerinke 

 

The intersection of climate change and human rights

 

 

Week 12

 

 

Week 13

 

   

 

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