Upcoming and Current Conferences

Panel Discussion at the Fowler Museum, UCLA: Exhibiting Cultures: A Pacific Rim Dialogue February 26th, 6.30pm.

As part of the Fowler at Fifty anniversary year, the Museum presents the second of three panel discussions that address special topics in museum practices. This conversation will examine procedures for developing American Indian, First Nations and Maori perspectives when exhibiting items produced by these cultures. More specifically the panel discusses how indigenous peoples have been involved in shaping the ways that their cultural resources are presented and represented in museum settings.  read more »

Call for Papers: Micronesia in Focus. Australia National University. April 2014.

Venue: Hedley Bull Centre (130), Garran Road,  
Australian National University 
Date: 28—29 April 2014 

The Micronesian and Australian Friends Association (MAFA) is hosting an interdisciplinary symposium on 28 – 29 April 2014 at the ANU. The symposium aims to bring together academics, parliamentarians, policy makers, business leaders, and civil society representatives to share and discuss research and policy issues relevant to the Micronesian region.   read more »

Call for Participation: Visual Culture Caucus of the American Studies Association 2014 Conference

The Visual Culture Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA)
seeks to promote the participation of visual culture scholars in the
2014 ASA meeting in Los Angeles, November 6-9, 2014. We are looking
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Symposium: Made in Oceania Social and Cultural Meaning, Conservation and Presentation of Oceanic Tapa, January 2014

Interdisciplinary Symposium of the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum – Kulturen der Welt in cooperation with the Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences (CICS) of the University of Applied Sciences Cologne


Thursday, 16 January, 2014 to Friday, 17 January, 2014
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Symposium: Austronesia - A Journey to the Past and Present 24-25 May 2014 Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia

The Pacific Arts Association (Pacific) invites you to attend a 2-day symposium focused on both the ancient and contemporary connections amongst Austronesian peoples/artists. It will be hosted by the Tjibaou Cul- tural Centre in Noumea, New Caledonia, on 24-25 May, 2014.

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