29 November, 2008

Is Fiji Polynesian or Melanesian or ....?

The Pacific Roots Symposium : Heritages and Identities - Challenging the Melanesia/Micronesia/Polynesia stereotypes will be held from Monday, 1 December, to Friday, 5 December 2008 at Theatre N111, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva. The week's program includes :
  • Opening speeches and introduction of the topic - Monday morning, 1 December;
  • Archaeology session - Monday and Tuesday morning, 1 and 2 December;
  • Linguistics - Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, 2 and 3 December;
  • History - Wednesday morning and afternoon, 3 December;
  • Anthropology - Thursday, 4 December; and
  • Syntheses - Friday, 5 December.

More detailed programs for each day to be posted later.

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