Pacific News from Manoa Newsletter

Hello Circle Readers, The latest Pacific News from Manoa is available on its official web site and blog.  The newsletter may also be downloaded here (PDF format). Inside this issue: Pacific Islander Tuition Funding Hawaiʻi Specialist Librarian Kapena Shim Baninnur: A Basket of Food Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama Ancestral Places: Understanding Kanaka Geographies …

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Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies (PCCBS) Call for Papers

Hello Circle Readers, The Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies (PCCBS) invites paper and panel proposals for its 42nd annual meeting, to be held at the M Resort Spa Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, California,  March 6-8, 2015.  The deadline for submission of proposals is December 1, 2014.   For more information, please click here (PDF …

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Upcoming International Conference on “Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place”

Hello Circle Readers, Please see below for a conference announcement from Tiarne Barratt on behalf of Professor Alison Bashford and The Quarantine Project team at the University of Sydney: Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place – An international conference convened by historians, archaeologists and heritage scholars from the University of Sydney, 14-16 August 2014. The practice of quarantine has …

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14th International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia

Hello Circle Readers, The website of the 14th International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia (14th ICHSEA, Paris, 6-10 July 2015) is now online at: http://14ichsea.sciencesconf.org/ The call for panels for this conference is open from 5 June to 1 September 2014. The call for individual papers will open on 15 September …

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A comment on the Pacific Circle Panel at the recent AAPS Conference

Hello Circle Readers, Please see below for a statement from Dr. John Gascoigne regarding the Pacific Circle Panel at the recent AAPS conference.  Abstracts from this panel may be found in the ‘Past Conferences’ section of this site. Pacific Circle Panel at the Australian Association for Pacific Studies [AAPS] Conference, University of Sydney, Thurs 24 April 2014 …

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Call for Papers

Hello Circle Readers, Associate Professor Sylvie Largeaud-Ortega from the University of French Polynesia is planning to edit a collection of essays on the topic of the Bounty, to be published in book form.  Please click here for details on the Call for Papers.  The deadline for abstract submission is July 1st 2014.  The deadline for paper …

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Further Conferences and Meetings

Hello Readers, These upcoming conferences may be of interest: April 22-26: 5th Conference of the Australian Association for Pacific Studies, at the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney. Theme: “Oceanscapes: Cooperation across the Pacific” September 22-27: 13th Conference of the ISISA, the International Small Islands Studies Association December 3-6: 21st Biennial Pacific History Association Conference June …

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Upcoming Pacific Circle Workshop

Hello Circle Readers, On Thursday, April 24th, the Pacific Circle Workshop will be held as part of the Australian Association for Pacific Studies Conference (22 – 26 April) at Sydney University.  For more details, please click here.