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Beyond Empires' Science: Inter-Imperial Pacific Science Networks in the 1920s

Akami, Tomoko


The examination of the Pan-Pacific Science Congress (PSC) contributes to making the history of international organizations more global. This chapter argues that in the region where independent nation states were few, the PSC expert network developed fora for inter-imperial cooperative schemes in the 1920s. Although the USA dominated, the PSC’s focus on the inside of the Pacific prompted continental European participation, and fora-participants were predominantly imperial/colonial experts. New...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04211-4_8


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