Launch of 'Understanding Oceania'

ANU–USP Launch of 'Understanding Oceania: Celebrating the University of the South Pacific and its collaboration with The Australian National University'

MC: Michelle Tevita-Singh, Alumni Relations Coordinator
3.00pm Garlanding of ANU Vice Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt
3.04pm Welcome by USP Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Pal Ahluwalia
3.12pm Address by ANU Vice Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt
3.20pm Professors Stewart Firth and Vijay Naidu, Ideas on inception of book
3.26pm Joint launch of Understanding Oceania by Professors Ahluwalia and Schmidt

Panel Discussion

Chair: Associate Professor Sandra Tarte, Head of School of Government, Development and International Affairs, FBE, USP

Panelists will have 3 minutes to speak on: ‘Their choice of Paper for the Book’

Panelists: Professor Stewart Firth, Professor Vijay Naidu, Professor Matthew Allen, Dr Sandra Tarte, Dr Joeli Veitayaki, Dr Morgan Tuimaleali‘ifano, Dr Claire Slatter

4.00pm End of Launch and Refreshments


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3–4pm 12 June 2019


Australia Pacific Performance Theatre
Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific