Politics, Development and Security in Oceania (Australian National University)

Politics, Development and Security in Oceania – David Hegarty and Darrell Tryon “A ‘power shift’ was the description applied by strategic affairs specialist, Professor Hugh White of The Australian National University, in which as Asia’s ‘strategic plates shift’ a new Asian power balance arises requiring all states to negotiate a relationship with China. (…) Within the Pacific Islands region itself these ‘power shifts’ and their geo-strategic and security implications in the broad Asia-Pacific region have not gone unnoticed – nor have they been without some impact. China’s rise to international prominence had led also to an increased Chinese official interest and […]

India and the South Pacific: Bilateral, Multilateral and the Diaspora (Asia:NZ Foundation)

India and the South Pacific: Bilateral, Multilateral and the Diaspora – Michael Powles and Robert Didham The authors seek to evaluate the role of India towards the South Pacific Islands. They paint an historical landscape of the Indo-Fijian relationships between and highlight the role of the Indian diaspora in Fiji. Michael Powles et Robert Didham. 2010. “India and the South Pacific: Bilateral, Multilateral and the Diaspora”. India-NZ Track II Dialogue (13-14 September 2010). Wellington : New Zealand

White Paper on Human and Social Sciences Research on the Pacific (e-Toile Pacifique/CNRS/EHESS/CREDO)

White Paper on Human and Social Sciences Research on the Pacific The White Paper comes from a symposium organized in 2010 at the CNRS in Paris: “The objectives that motivated us to organize this symposium, and which motivate us to perpetuate this meeting in the form of a “canvas” of exchange and collaboration, derive from several observations: the lack of scientific enhancement of the disciplinary complementarities, and the insufficient recognition on the part of decision-makers of the considerable contributions that have been made and provided by research in the South Pacific in the Human and Social Sciences yesterday and today. […]