Decolonisation and the Trans-Pacific
The Australian Association for Pacific Studies warmly invites individual paper proposals for the 2020 AAPS conference, ‘Decolonisation and the Trans-Pacific’.
A full list of conference panels is below. Papers should be aligned with the panels. Proposals should include an abstract of 250-300 words and should be submitted via this form. You will need to include your name, university affiliation, and contact details, as well as a short abstract (50 words max) for inclusion in the conference program, and a long abstract (250-300 words max) for inclusion on the website. You will also need to specify which panel you are submitting your proposal to.
There is a limit of two papers per conference attendee.
The Call for Papers for the 2020 AAPS conference will remain open until 20 December 2019.
- Decolonising Research: Reflections on the research experience and methodological encounters
- Tracey Banivanua Mar’s educational legacy: a panel of her PhD students (please note that this is a closed panel – it is not possible to submit an abstract to this panel)
- Decolonising schooling in the trans-Pacific
- Doing Pacific biography today
- Diasporic peoples and their efforts for inclusion in the Pacific story of decolonization
- New wor(l)ds of liminality: Pacific borderlands in Diaspora
- Performing Oceania in diaspora: Continuity and innovation in Pacific Island creative arts
- Exploring new directions for indigenising (and decolonising) museums in the Pacific and beyond
- Refashioning the Pacific: Weaving ‘culture’ into fashion
- Reppin: Youth studies in Oceania
- Decolonial approaches to remembering Cook
- Decolonising sexual health in the Pacific
- Gender, embodiment and everyday decolonisation in the Pacific
- The New Zealand Realm: Navigating understandings of trans-indigeneity within, across and through Tokelau, Niue and the Cook Islands
- Smoke and mirrors? Critical analysis of extractive mining in the Pacific
- Before and after New Caledonia’s referendum
- Decolonising the archive: Finding Pacific voices in colonial documents
- Saturated with meaning: The complex lives of Pacific coconut commodities
- Work, labour and Pacific futures
- Trans-Pacific mobilities, gender, and colonial governance in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
- Exploring analogues of adaptation: Decolonising climate change
- Christianity, churches and the climate emergency
- He Vaka Moana: Pikipiki hama kae vaevae manava (please note that this is a closed panel – it is not possible to submit an abstract to this panel)
- Trans-indigenous activism in the Pacific