Welcome to the Pacific Asia Observatory for Cultural Diversity in Human Development web site. The Observatory aims to facilitate the promotion of Cultural Diversity in all aspects of Human Development – scientific, educational, social, environmental, economic and cultural – in the Pacific Asia region.

Projects 2005

Technology and SocietySecond International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society

Common Ground Group teaches Digital Heritage at the ANU based on the UNESCO Digital Heritage Charter and this partnership became the means to the Second International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, December 2005.

 


ICOM Workshop on the Use of Technology for Museums of the Pacific Island Region

The Workshop on the Use of Technology for Museums of the Pacific Island Region was held in Samoa, Apia (11-15 July 2005). The aim of this workshop was to assess the digital needs of Pacific Island museums and cultural centres, especially in relation to the establishment of web sites.

 


Transformations 2005 ANUTransformations

The first Transformations conference was held at the Australian National University in February 2005. The goal of that event was to shift the understanding and practice of multiculturalism within the Australian context, to explore how cultural diversity should be seen as both an asset and as an issue that should suffuse all policy, planning and programs whether this happens at the precinct, or the global levels.

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Asia Pacific Week Logo ANUAsia Pacific Week 2005

Asia Pacific Week 2005 featured a weeklong program of intensive discussions and case study analysis, designed to give participants a solid understanding in the obligations concerning heritage established by the major international legal instruments. Professors Lyndel Prott and Patrick O’Keefe facilitated the 2005 Asia Pacific Week Heritage Stream on International Heritage Law.

http://asiapacificweek.anu.edu.au/

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The Pacific Asia Observatory for Cultural Diversity in Human Development is a project of the

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