Papua New Guinea

Marsden success for Dr Fraser Macdonald

Dr Fraser Macdonald is one of the 2018 recipients of a prestigious Marsden Fast-Start Award. His project, Melanesia Burning: The Explosion of Pentecostalism in the Western Pacific, aims to unfold the untold story of the explosion of Pentecostalism in Melanesia in the 1970s.

The Kākano Fund: Reporting back to Bel communities, Madang, Papua New Guinea

Dylan Gaffney, from the University of Otago's Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, received a Kākano Fund Award earlier this year. In this post he reflects on how this award enabled him to share his findings with his research participants in Papua New Guinea.

Interview with Dr Barbara Andersen, Social Anthropology, Massey University (Auckland)

On Wednesday 9 March 2016 Dr Barbara Andersen gave an ethnographically rich seminar titled "Gender, Infrastructure, and Health Care in Papua New Guinea" at Victoria University of Wellington. Harriet Lane-Tobin took the opportunity to interview Barbara, the newest permanent staff member in Social Anthropology at Massey University (Albany), about her research.