Solomon stories of peace and conflict for sale at USP

TALEMAOT: Solomon stories of peace and conflict” is a collection of creative writing on the topical issues facing the country today by Solomon Islands writers and includes poems, short stories and short film scripts now printed and available for sale at University of South Pacific. TALEMAOT includes stories about everything from politics to disasters, family … Read more

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Need for more nuance in discussions on violence and culture in Solomon Islands

On a recent blog on Devpolicy, Dr Anouk Ride discusses how gender-based violence is framed in the Solomon Islands context and argues for a more nuanced policy and public debate on why men are violent, what role men and women have in legitimising this violence and, critically, how this can be changed. Read What’s culture … Read more

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New article on involving participants in data analysis available

Dr Anouk Ride contributed one of many articles on research methodology to the new Springer title: Methodologies in Peace Psychology: Peace Research by Peaceful Means. The article “Involving Participants in Data Analysis” discusses the researcher’s experience with different methodologies in which participants conduct analysis and includes a checklist of things to consider if you are … Read more

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Human Security and Markets Report available online

This independent research report, Human Security and Livelihoods in Savo Island, Solomon Islands: Engaging with the Market Economy, aims to identify the ways in which Solomon Islanders from Savo Island engage with the Honiara Central Market (HCM). The main aim of the project is to provide evidence-based research that can inform government and donor responses … Read more

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Winner of Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses 2014

Dr Anouk Ride was announced as one of two winners of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses 2014 from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland. The award is based on examiner’s reports for theses they consider to be a substantial contribution to the field of research. Below is … Read more

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Food security and markets study begun

Dr Anouk Ride has begun work on a new study on food security and markets, entitled Human Security And Livelihoods In Solomon Islands: Engaging With The Market Economy, which is led by Dr Nichole Georgeou (Australian Catholic University) with Dr Charles Hawksley (University of Wollongong). The field research will explore production of food on Savo Island, … Read more

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Involving participants in data analysis

The Springer Peace Psychology Series will soon publish a new book Methodologies in Peace Psychology with a chapter on participatory data analysis by Dr Anouk Ride. Drawing on her experience in the arts, development and peacebuilding projects using local researchers and ways of eliciting data from groups and individuals, the chapter explores different methods and approaches … Read more

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“The Test” premieres at FIFO & TV network France 0

“The Test: Chronicle of an initiation” premiered on France Televisions networks France O in late 2015 and the FIFO Oceania Documentary Festival in February 2015. “The Test” is a 56 minute observational documentary that follows the journey of a village boy to a man in a revival of ancient tradition in Aorigi (Santa Catalina), Solomon … Read more

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University of South Pacific discusses narratives of peace and conflict in SI

The School of Government, Development and International Affairs (SGDIA), Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), The University of the South Pacific hosted a presentation from Anouk Ride on 21 August 2014. Abstract: This presentation examines causes and manifestations of conflict in Solomon Islands. Comparison of academic literature, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report (2013) and narrative … Read more

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Student deals to buy “Community Resilience in Natural Disasters” on Amazon.com (0)

Published on Thu, 6/09/12 | Uncategorized

Check out new student and researcher deals to buy “Community Resilience in Natural Disasters” by Dr Diane Bretherton and Anouk Ride here:

http://www.amazon.com/Community-Resilience-Natural-Disasters-Bretherton/dp/0230114288

Pacific journalists increase investigative reporting on tuna (0)

Published on Sat, 25/08/12 | Uncategorized
Pacific journalists increase investigative reporting on tuna

Pacific journalists are producing more stories and more in-depth stories on tuna thanks to a PEW/PNA “Communicating Tuna” workshop coordinated by Anouk Ride. 10 journalists, nominated by their managers, came to Honiara and Noro in Solomon Islands as part of the week-long workshop to be briefed on topical tuna management and development issues. Stories so … Read more


University of Queensland – Working with Local Strengths, Solomon Islands (Comments Off)

Published on Thu, 23/06/11 | Uncategorized

A paper by Morgan Brigg, Volke Boege and Anouk Ride was completed entitled ”Working with Local Strengths: Supporting States and Interveners to institutionalise the Responsibility to Protect, Solomon Islands Framework of Engagement”.  The report looks specifically at how local strengths (chiefs, church leaders, women and youth representatives who deal with local peace and order issues) can link up … Read more


Promotional project materials – Oceanic Fisheries Management Project (0)

Published on Sat, 22/01/11 | Publications
Promotional project materials – Oceanic Fisheries Management Project

Most recently, I produced a series of factsheets, folders, brochure and a short film were made for the Oceanic Fisheries Management Project, a UNDP-GEF funded project coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency and Secretariat of the Pacific Community and also involving conservation organisations WWF and IUCN (see http://www.ffa.int/gef for project details and downloads). … Read more


The Grand Experiment (11)

Published on Fri, 21/01/11 | Books
The Grand Experiment

Two boys travel three continents to follow one monk’s dream, in this untold story from Australia’s colonial history. In 1848, the Spanish missionary Rosendo Salvado, founder of New Norcia Monastery in Western Australia, had an idea. He would prove that Aboriginal people could be educated and ‘civilised’, by taking two Nyungar boys to be schooled … Read more


International Peace Research Association Conference – Communicating Peace (0)

Published on Sat, 10/07/10 | Research

The paper “Community perception of effects of disaster aid on conflict and peace in the Solomon Islands” was presented to the IPRA 2010 Conference, Sydney, Australia,which included a fascinating mix of scholars from all over the world as detailed in the Conference Programme. Contact Anouk Ride for a copy of the paper.


 
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About Anouk Ride

Trained as a journalist and editor, Anouk Ride has written and edited for books, newspapers and magazines in Asia, Australia, Europe Pacific Islands and the USA.

She has a keen knowledge of international affairs in particular, having completed a Master of Arts (International Relations) and currently undertaking a PhD in conflict resolution.

Her international experience also includes working for two international magazines and several international non-government organisations.