Program for the International Symposium “Cultures, Societies and Environments in Vanuatu and the Pacific." Organized by the CREDO and by the University of New-Caledonia, with the support of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, the French Embassy in Port-Vila, the Vanuatu Cultural Centre (VKS), the Government of new-Caledonia, the ministry of Education of Vanuatu, the University of South Pacific.
Co-organised by ICHCAP and the National Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic for UNESCO, the third Central Asia Subregional Network Meeting on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage was held on the 23rd and 24th of May 2012 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
See attached pdfs for information on "Women Weaving Traditions into Samoan Life" and "Papua New Guinea Huli Warriors' Yellow Faces Sacrifice Fear"
The Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences of Belgium, in collaboration with the Royal Museums of Art and History and The Belgian Science Policy Office, are organizing an International Conference "Easter Island. Collapse or Transformation? A State of the Art" in Brussels on 9 and 10 November 2012. read more »
New Zealand and Europe: Borders, Nations, Identities The 18th annual conference of the New Zealand Studies Association, together with the Department of Political Science, University of Gdansk read more »
Call for Papers New Perspectives on Transpacific Connections: The Americas and the South Pacific Conference at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, 25-28 April 2013 Convenors: Eveline Dürr and Agnes Brandt, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, LMU Munich read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.