Pacific Democracy: What’s Happening? - Conference

Published: Thu 26 Nov 2009 03:03 PM
Pacific Islands Political Studies Association 11th Conference
Fale Pasifika, 20 Wynyard Street, University of Auckland
3-4 December, 2009
Theme: Pacific Democracy: What’s Happening?
More than 50 papers will be presented by leading scholars, analysts and political commentators from around the Pacific region including Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii, Australia, United States, Japan, Niue, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, on issues relating to constitutional change, coups, political violence, human rights, development, corruption, peace-building and conflict resolution, alternative political systems, parliamentary democracy and more.
Sir Paul Reeves, former Governor General of New Zealand, distinguished statesman and eminent political mediator in the Pacific region, will open the conference. Sir Paul Reeves’ speech will focus on problems of democratization in the Pacific.
The keynote speaker on day 2 (December 4) is Hon Phil Goff, former NZ Minister for Foreign Affairs who will be speaking on “Pasifika New Zealanders in the new political scene.”
PIPSA was established in Hawaii in 1987 as a forum for Pacific scholars, policy makers and analysts to engage in discussion, research and publications about political issues in the Pacific islands. The PIPSA general conference takes place once every two years in different locations around the Pacific, including Port Vila, Suva, Noumea, Queensland, Rarotonga, Honolulu, Christchurch and Guam.
You are welcome to attend. The registration fees are: Academics (F/T) and Employed (F/T) (Non PIPSA Member)-NZ$80.00; Academics (F/T) Employed (F/T) (PIPSA Member)-NZ $70.00; Students/Pensioners-NZ$50.00.
Invitation to Rev Yabaki Presentation 25Nov09 (pdf)

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