ANU Pacific Visiting Fellowships 2012-2013

Applications are invited from scholars of Pacific or South Sea Islander ancestry for three  month fellowships in 2012-13 as part of the ARC Laureate project led by Professor  Margaret Jolly, Engendering Persons, Transforming Things: Christianities, Commodities  and Individualism in Oceania. This project is researching these questions comparatively across the region of Oceania.

Applicants should provide a full cv, contact details of three referees and a three page proposal for research and writing which fits within the parameters of the overall project.

The timing of visits will be negotiated by mutual agreement and travel costs and accommodation funded. Applications close March 30, 2012 and should be submitted electronically to margaret.jolly@anu.edu.au.

Further information including a fuller description of the project is available from Professor Margaret Jolly at margaret.jolly@anu.edu.au , T: +61 2 6125 3150
Criteria for selection.

1. A PhD or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the project (e.g. anthropology, history, politics, geography, cultural studies, Pacific studies, gender studies, humanities, visual arts) and a good record of relevant publications.

2. Pacific ancestry as self-identified and regardless of current residence.

3. Demonstrated collegial capacity to work as part of our research team of staff and graduate students and willingness to participate in project seminars, workshops,
conference events and interact with undergraduate students.

4. Capacity to address a cross-disciplinary audience and a broader public in writing, oral presentations and/or performances.

5. A developed three page proposal for research and writing (including a short bibliography) which fits within the parameters of the overall project.

6. Knowledge of ANU policies of diversity and inclusion and willingness to apply them in practice.

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Pacific Studies Artist in Residence Program

The Pacific Studies Program in the College of Asia and the Pacific and the Pasifika Australia outreach program are launching an exciting new initiative in 2012. We invite performing and visual artists (including film-makers) of Pacific or South Sea Islander ancestry to submit applications for a 4 week residency at the Australian National University.

Applicants should provide a full cv, contact details of three referees, and a two page  proposal outlining their arts project and the resources they would need to pursue it.

Applicants should also address how they might engage ANU scholars, undergraduate students, school students in the Australian Capital Territory and its region, local communities, and institutions such as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Film and Sound Archive.

Successful applicants will be supported with an honorarium, accommodation costs and travel expenses. The timing of visits will be worked out by mutual agreement but we seek
to make an inaugural appointment early in 2012. Applications close February 24, 2012 and should be submitted electronically to nicholas.mortimer@anu.edu.au

Further details available from Dr Katerina Teaiwa: katerina.teaiwa@anu.edu.au, T: +61 2 6125 0857

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