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The 'Pawa Meri' Project

Spark, Ceridwen


In late 2011 I was in the process of planning a research project which involved producing six films about leading Papua New Guinean women. I asked a colleague whether there were any women she would recommend. her response was swift and discouraging. Her assumption appears to have been that in making these films and putting particular women forward as role models, I was motivated by a desire to show Papua New Guineans what to aspire to and to 'do development'. Was my desire to make these films...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
ANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Source: Political Life Writing in the Pacific: Reflections on Practice
Book Title: Political Life Writing in the Pacific: Reflections on Practice
DOI: 10.22459/PLWP.07.2015.04
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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