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Call for applications: OHCHR INDIGENOUS FELLOWSHIP - 2015 TRAINING PROGRAMME

The Indigenous Fellowship Programme was launched in 1997 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People. The aim of the programme is to give indigenous persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in general and indigenous issues in particular. Trained participants are better equipped to assist their organisations and communities in protecting and promoting their rights.  read more »

Call for Proposals: OURMedia Conference, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea

We invite presentations, workshops, papers, roundtable discussions and panel proposals relating to concepts of media practice, presenting case studies of media initiatives both from the region and internationally and providing analysis of recent developments, challenges and successes in the areas of communication and social change. We welcome proposals for exhibitions, film screenings or performances.  read more »

Conference: Fashion in Fiction, Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, 12-14 June, 2014

The study and practice of fashion is located across space and place as a form of creative expression and as a subject for academic analysis. This conference will focus on the material and non-material forms of fashion for a range of professional, commercial, historical, social, cultural and creative purposes.

Exhibition: Shigeyuki Kihara | Culture for Sale Forum at City Gallery Wellington, NZ

This forum explores the inspiration behind Shigeyuki Kihara’s Culture for Sale, an exhibition that highlights the disjunction in power relationships between performers and their audiences in 19th-century cultural tours in Germany from Samoa.For further information on the forum & speakers, please see below.
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CFP: GLQ: SPECIAL ISSUE | Area Impossible: The Geopolitics of Queer Studies | Co-editors: Anjali Arondekar and Geeta Patel.

This special issue attempts to stage a much-needed conversation between two seemingly segregated field-formations: area studies and queer studies.

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