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Katerina   Teaiwa

Senior Lecturer
HoD of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies
Australian National University (Australia)
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European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
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  • PhD Research (1999 to 2003)
    Visualizing te Kainga, Dancing te Kainga — Australian National University
    Dance, displacement, phosphate mining, Ocean Island/ Banaba, visual studies, ethnography, landscape, homework
  • Academic Position (2003 to 2006)
    Assistant Professor — University of Hawai'i
    MA supervision, MA teaching, conference organization, curriculum development, globalisation research in the Pacific and Caribbean
  • Collaborative Project (2004 to 2006)
    Islands of Globalisation — East-West Centre and University of Hawai'i
    Ford Foundation Project linking the Pacific and Caribbean, the University of Hawai'i, the University of the West Indies, and the University of the South Pacific. Focus on pedagogy, policy and popular culture.
  • Archival/Library Research (2006 to 2006)
    Research Fellow — University of Canterbury, Christchurch
    Phosphate Mining and Ocean Island/ Banaba archival research, writing on Banaba, writing on South Asia in Oceania
  • Academic Position (2007 to current)
    Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Head of Department — Australian National University
    Curriculum and program development, Outreach to Pasifika youth, Administration, Teaching of Pacific Studies, Research consultancies, Banaba research, Head of Dept. of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies (2014...)
  • Applied Research (2007 to 2013)
    Cross cultural and development training — ANU Edge
    Cross-cultural and development training for Australian volunteers in the Pacific, esp. Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga (approx. 500 volunteers trained and debriefed)
  • Consulting Work (2008 to 2009)
    Cultural Policy research and advice — UNESCO
    Cultural policy research, policy briefs, workshops and input to UNESCO's global cultural policy frameworks
  • Consulting Work (2009 to 2012)
    Cultural Policy Consultant — Secretariat of the Pacific Community
    Research, training, advising, and toolkit writing in cultural policy for the Human Development Programme of SPC
  • Collaborative Project (2011 to 2015)
    Framing the Global research and publication project — Indiana University
    5 year research and publication project funded by the Mellon Foundation and Indiana University with 15 scholars from around the world headed by Prof. Hilary Kahn at the Centre for the Study of Global Change, Indiana University.
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