Community role important as Bougainville mining considered (0)

Published on Sat, 8/01/11 | News
Community role important as Bougainville mining considered

As Bougainville considers opening mining again, community leaders have been vocal in calling for continued involvement in the peace process. As described in a report by Anouk Ride in New Internationalist shortly after the ceasefire, community members must ‘own the peace’ including having a significant role in decision making about the key issues that inflamed … Read more


International Congress of Applied Psychology – Collective Memories of Natural Disasters (0)

Published on Fri, 16/07/10 | News, Research
International Congress of Applied Psychology – Collective Memories of Natural Disasters

A paper was presented by Dr Diane Bretherton on behalf of the research team including Anouk Ride and Dr Asha Bedar on collective memories and natural disasters (particularly in the case of the Pakistan earthquake) to the International Congress of Applied Psychology recently held by the Australian Psychological Society in Melbourne, Australia. This Congress included … Read more


Solomon Islands Country Profile (1)

Published on Mon, 1/03/10 | News
Solomon Islands Country Profile

NEW INTERNATIONALIST ISSUE 430 It is not hard to imagine these Pacific islands as they were in the 1500s when a Spanish explorer came, found gold, and gave the Solomon Islands their name. The islands are still dotted with homes made from wood and sago palm and some 80 per cent of the population still … Read more