Two days of seminars hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, to coincide with the launch of UQ Anthropology Museum's exhibition on the Solomon Islands

Friday 19th August 2016:

UQ Solomon Islands Partnership lunch time Seminar

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Room 402, Forgan Smith Building Tower (1), St Lucia campus


Saturday 20th August 2016

One Day Seminar - Program

9:00am to 4:30pm

Room E302, Forgan Smith Building (1), St Lucia campus


The events are free and open to everyone - if you plan to attend, please email Clive Moore.

UQ Solomon Islands Partnership One Day Seminar

Sat 20 Aug 2016 9:00am


Room E302, Forgan Smith Building (1), St Lucia campus

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry (HaPI) One-Day Seminar

Sessions include:

Doug Hunt (Honorary Associate Professor, HaPI) The First Blackbirder.

Lalotoa Mulitalo (Post-Doctoral Scholar, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law, T. C. Beirne School of Law) Samoan Electoral Laws and the Colonial Shadow: the struggle to develop an appropriate pluralistic framework.

Nicole George (Senior Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies and DECRA recipient, School of Political Science and International Studies) From ‘Jesus crusades’ to ‘zero tolerance’: policing gender violence and ‘conjugal order’ in postcoup Fiji.

Chris Dixon (Associate Professor, HaPI) Black Americans and the Pacific War: African-American Encounters with the South Pacific, 1941- 1945.

Max Quanchi (Honorary Research Senior Fellow, HaPI) Photography in the Pacific: the power of illustration in Frederick O'Brien’s White shadows in the South Seas.

Geoff Gray (Adjunct Professor, HaPI) Making an anthropologist: H. Ian Hogbin, 1927-35.

Paul Turnbull (Honorary Professor, HaPI, Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Tasmania) Collecting and scientific uses of the bodily remains of Pacific Island peoples.

Volker Boege (Research Fellow, School of Political Science and International Studies) Weak state—strong kastom. Traditional governance and state formation in post-conflict Bougainville.

Brij Lal (Emeritus Professor, ANU; Honorary Professor, HaPI) Making, Unmaking and Re-Making of Modern Fiji

Book Launch: Sean Dorney, The Embarrassed Colonialist, Lowy Institute Paper, Penguin Australia (2016) Launched by Clive Moore Response by Sean Dorney (Non Resident Fellow at the Lowy Institute)