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PACI310 Special Topic: Filemu ma Vevesi: Peace & Conflict

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Paper title Special Topic: Filemu ma Vevesi: Peace & Conflict
Paper code PACI310
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $913.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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PACI 201 or PACI 210 or an approved 200-level paper relevant to the Pacific Islands in ANTH, GEND, GEOG, HIST or MFCO
Schedule C
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Dr Michael Ligaliga

Teaching staff

Dr Michael Ligaliga


To be advised

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to

  • Research and critically examine conflicts in the Pacific and reconciliations processes
  • Articulate verbally the causes of conflicts in the Pacific as well as their reconciliation processes
  • Identify the strengths as well as potential weaknesses or inconsistencies in the literature and discussion on conflicts in the Pacific, through arguments and analysis
  • Identify and relate key contributors and causes of the conflicts in the Pacific to current social, political and economic factors in the Pacific
  • Demonstrate an expanded understanding of the causes of conflicts in the Pacific and their respective reconciliation processes
  • Define and recognize the different conflicts in the Pacific region

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 12:00-13:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 10-13, 15-22