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  • Mining Encounters Conference

    On 22-23 August 2023, JTPac’s Nick Bainton and John Burton zoomed into a two-day seminar on mining issues with researchers from Canada, Australia and New Caledonia. It was a great opportunity to hear from other colleagues working on Energy Transitions and Critical Minerals, and to present our work on ‘double exposure’ to climate change and… Read…

  • The Pacific Centre for Social Responsibility and Natural Resources workshop – July 2023

    On 10th July, JTPac’s Nick Bainton, Emilka Skrzypek and Pierre-Yves Le Meur a PACSEN network workshop at the University of South Pacific in the Cook Islands. PACSEN is a research network created to contribute to the development of integrated, responsible and sustainable management of natural resources in the Pacific. The workshop brought together researchers, civil society… Read…

  • Pacific Islands Universities Research Network Conference – Cook Islands, July 2023

    Between 4-6 July, JTPac’s Nick Bainton, Emilka Skrzypek and Pierre-Yves Le Meur attended the 5th Pacific Islands Universities Research Network Conference in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The theme of this year’s meeting was: ‘Exploring this Sea of Islands’. The conference provided an opportunity to discuss global energy transitions and justice convergences in the Pacific with a range of… Read…

  • Seminar at the Gottingen’s Institutskolloquium Ethnologie

    On the 1st June 2023, Emilka Skrzypek and Nick Bainton were invited to present JTPac’s work at the University of Gottingen’s Institutskolloquium Ethnologie. The seminar presentation provided an overview of the JTPac project, but also served to open up a wider conversation about extractivism in the Pacific, under conditions of climate change. ‘Conversations and scholarly debates… Read…

  • Dealing with double exposure – working session at the ASAO meeting in Kona, Hawai’i

    Continuing their exploration of the complex relationship between extractive capitalism and climate change in the Pacific, Emilka Skrzypek and Nick Bainton convened a working session at the Association for Social Anthropologists of Oceania annual meeting in Kona, Hawai’I (1-4 February 2023). The session explored how the pressures of extractive capitalism experienced across the region shape… Read…