Pacific Studies (2018)

Pacific Studies is an interdisciplinary programme combining papers from Anthropology, Geography, History, Linguistics and Maori and Pacific Development. Students seeking further information should see the Convenor of the Pacific Studies Programme located in the Anthropology Programme.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Pacific Studies supporting subject in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ANTH102New Zealand and the PacificThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    MPDV100Introduction to Development StudiesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ANTH202Polynesia and its PeoplesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    FASS296Work PlacementThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    GEOG210Regional Geography: Pacific Islands RegionThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    LING203Language, Society and CultureThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    MPDV200Indigenous DevelopmentThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ANTH300Culture and Power in the Pacific18B (Hamilton)
    This paper examines the cultural logics of different systems of political action, leadership and ideology in Pacific Island societies.
    ANTH302Anthropology of LivelihoodThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    ANTH308Melanesian Ethnography18A (Hamilton)
    An overview of the ethnographic work undertaken in Melanesia from the colonial era through to the contemporary. The course covers the central importance of Melanesia to the discipline of anthropology, the vast array of cultural worlds that exist within the area, as well as the approaches and attitudes of particular anthropologists ...
    ANTH390Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18S (Hamilton) & 18Y (Hamilton)
    Open to selected students who, with the approval of the Programme Convenor, undertake an individual programme of study on an anthropological topic, as agreed in discussion between the student and proposed supervisor.
    FASS396Work Placement18D (Block)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
    GEOG390Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton) & 18S (Hamilton)
    Open to selected students who, with the approval of the Programme Convenor, organise personal courses of study based on field or library activities.
    MPDV300Contemporary and Critical Issues in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Development18A (Hamilton)
    A critical engagement of contemporary phenomenon such as ideologies, the market and indigenous development discourses and the transformations this brings to communities.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 19 July 2018 11:44am

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