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Event:  Natural Resources & Development in Oceania Seminar/Film Series

Dates: Spring 2016, beginning on February 23rd and ending on May 2. See schedule below for more information.
John A. Burns Hall 3121/25, Third Floor, East-West Center

Description: During spring 2016, the Center for Pacific Islands Studies (CPIS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Development Program at the East-West Center, will organize a seminar & film series on the theme “Natural Resources and Development in Oceania.” The seminars will feature scholars from various disciplines at UHM who have researched and published on related issues, as well as the CEO of the Parties to the Nauru (PNA) Agreement. These seminars will be complemented by the screening of a number of films during the semester. See flyer for more information.

Sponsors: Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center.

Contact: Dr. Tarcisius Kabutaulaka, e-mail: tkabutau@hawaii.edu, Phone: (808) 956-2659

Seminar Schedule:
February 23, Deep-sea Mining: An Emerging Marine Industry and the Pacific Islands,Prof. Philomene Verlaan, Visiting Professor, UMH Oceanography Dept.
March 7, Mining and Landowning Communities: The case of Papua New Guinea, Prof. Alex Golub, UHM Anthropology Dept.
March 29, Land Registration and Development: The Case of the Great Māhele in Hawai‘i, Prof. Davianna McGregor, UHM Ethnic Studies Dept.
April 4, Deep Seabed Mining in Oceania: The Legal Issues, Prof. Sherry P. Broder, Richardson School of Law
April 25, Fisheries and Development: The Case of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), Dr. Transform Aqorau, CEO, Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA)
May 2, Student Presentations, PACS 690 students

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