EVENTS    

 

 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 PAST EVENTS 

The First Event  
  
the German Pacific Society and PISUKI
publication recording the first meeting in 1981.
For larger pictures click on image


 

 

    On 11 July 2014   
    The Edwin Smith Memorial Lecture   

    "Since the 'Ethnic Tension':

    Prophecy and Political Process in Southeast Solomon Islands"   

    was delivered by Dr. Michael Scott
    at the rooms of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association,
    Westminster

    Click on image for link to text
    or go to drop-down  menu on
    News and Views

 

 

    On 21st June 2014    A Pacific Family Picnic
    was held in the grounds of the Kiribati Honorary Consulate,The Great House, Penpergwm, Monmouthshire

    a joint event between the
    South Wales and Midlands areas of the Pacific Islands Society and the Kiribati Tungaru Association.
     

 

     

    On 24th  May 2014  the  Society's AGM took place at New Zealand House, Haymarket, London.
    The guest speaker was
    HE Mrs Winnie Kiap, High Commissioner
    for Papua New Guinea
    Click on image for link to text
    or go to drop-down  menu on
    News and Views
     


 

 

    On 19th  December 2013
    The PISUKI Christmas Party  2013
    took place tat St Philip's Church,
    Earls Court Road, London,
    Profits from this event went to
    Children of Fiji, UK Registered Charity   
    www.childrenoffiji.co.uk  

 

 

    On 7th November 2013  The Edwin Smith Memorial Lecture
    "Fiji and its Future"
    was delivered by HE Solo N. Mara, High Commissioner of the Republic of Fiji
    at
    the rooms of The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch), Westminster          

    Click on image for link to text
    or go to drop-down  menu on
    News and Views


     

     

    On 20th  June 2013  at  St Philip's Church a Film Show took place
        Bikpela Bagarap (Big Damage)
        The Human Face of Logging in
    Papua New Guinea
     A film by David Fedele
        For more information on the film
    see:
    www.bikpelabagarap.com


 

On Tuesday, 11th December, 2012
 
A Pre-Christmas Party
     took place at  St. Philip's Church ,
Earls Court Road, London.
     Profits went to:
     WANTOK SUPPORT
- a UK Registered Charity
     supporting Papua New Guineans
in need in UK/trusted projects in PNG
     Website here:
http://www.wantoksupport.org.uk
      For pictures from Chris Luxton click here.
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 On 28th September 2012

A  Pacific Islands Society Dinner

        
took place at The Holiday Inn Mayfair,  Berkeley Street, London,

 

           
On 6th September 2012

 
Easter Island, Myths
and Popular Culture
,

   an illustrated talk, was delivered  by Ian Conrich, at  St. Philip's Church
 Earls Court Road,
  

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SOCIETY EVENTS 

 

 

                                          

                22 August    Annual KTA/PISUKI Family Picnic

                The Great House, Penpergwm, Monmouthshire, NP7 9UY
              Funds will be raised for the KTA Dance Group, and Palm Appeal for
              Cyclone Pam rehabilitation

              Contact details for further information and directions in Members Area

 

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      On 30 June 2015   a talk Mapping Disasters
      by Liz Hughes, Chief Executive, MapAction        
       Reflecting on the work of the NGO in the context of their experience with Cyclone Pam,
       took place at St Philip's, Earls Court Road



      On 30 May 2015   the  AGM was held at the
       
      Penthouse Suite, New Zealand House, Haymarket, London.

       

      On 21 February 2015 there was a film showing "Next Goal Wins" at St. Philips Church,
      Earls Court Road.

                       Trailer :   http://youtu.be/ACk6K9FC9-A

       

      On 18 December 2014 the PISUKI Christmas Party took place at St Philips,
      Earls Court Road

       

      On 1 November  2014     "Canning Paradise" a film by  Olivier Pollet, an award-winning
      documentary, set in NE Papua New Guinea,  exploring the
      impacts of the global tuna
      industry on local people and environment , was shown at St Philips, Earls Court.

      Trailer and website:  http://www.canningparadise.com/

       


       

       

 

     

                                                         


 


OTHER EVENTS

 

                          

           5th Feb. 2015 - 6th December 2015  
           Shifting Patterns: Pacific Barkcloth Clothing

             
Room 91, The British Museum,
Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG

                 More information from:
               
  http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/shifting_patterns.aspx
                 

 

                  11 March - 13 September
            
Sounding out the Morning Star: Music in West Papua

           
Museum of Archaeology, and Anthropology, Downing St., CB2 3DZ

              More information from:
                http://maa.cam.ac.uk/sounding-out/


 

            Planned for Autumn 2015 - London University 7th October
            
Witness Seminar:  "The Role of Women in the Last Phase of
                                               Empire and After"

            
OSPA (Overseas Services Pensioners' Association) in conjunction with the
              Institute of Commonwealth Studies

              OSPA invites Speakers, Contributors and Chairpersons to participate


              For further details and contact information:
            
   http://www.ospa.org.uk/witness-seminars/home


 

                 Also at The British Museum          

 

            

 On 13 August  2012    ‘Fiji Today’ 
a talk by
Rev Akuila Yabaki, 
Executive Director of the Suva-based
Citizens’  Constitutional Forum, was delivered at
the Garden Rooms, Grosvenor Chapel
Mayfair, London

For pictures of the event, click on image

 

      
   On  6 July 2012  the  Edwin Smith Memorial Lecture was delivered at  the
 Inter-Parliamentary Union Room, ,
Houses of Parliament

 Change in the Pacific - a Forum Perspective

   
  Presented by  Rick Nimmo,
Former Director, Political Governance
and Security  Pacific Islands
    Forum Secretariat (PIFS
)

For text of the lecture go to drop-down menu on News and Views or click here

 

AGM  May 2012
.Guest Speaker:

ProfessorMarilyn Strathern
    

 For text of Professor Strathern's address
go to drop-down  menu on News and Views
or
click here

    The 30th Anniversary Event  
        26 November  2011
   
    A drinks party in the Garden Room,
      the Grosvenor Chapel,  Mayfair, London.
        This even marked the founding of the
  Society in December 1981.

 

 

 Click below for HE
John Dauth's Address
to AGM 2009
'Changes in Australia's
Approach to the
Pacific?'

 

 An Address by Meg Munn M.P., formerly Parliamentary Under-Secretary
and Minister responsible for the Pacific

 'Has the UK Forgotten its Friends
in the Pacific?'  

December 8th 2008 -
For text see 'News and Views'  or click on image.

 

 

            

Dr  Fereti Dewa
  addresses the 2004 AGM

    For more pictures, click on image. 
     For  
text of address click here
  

        

 

Benny Wenda and Richard Samuelson
present information on (West) Papua
at the 2005 AGM
click on picture for further information

 

Girton College Reception and Dinner, June 2006
for more pictures click on image

Pacific Islands Festival, August 2006
for pictures and report click on image

 

Cultural Evening
Nov. 2007
click on image for more pictures 

 

 

First Edwin Smith Memorial Lecture, June 2007
for notes click on image