Perspectives:Asia marks the 150 anniversary of blackbirding

Griffith Asia Institute
Perspectives:Asia partners the Griffith Asia Institute and the Australian Centre of Asia-Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art were pleased to host ‘Blackbirding, South Sea Islanders and Seasonal Workers: Historical Memory and Contemporary Justice across the Pacific’ on the 16 August 2013. The Hon Ralph Regenvanu MP, Member for Port Vila and […]

Griffith strengthens ties with Indonesia

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
Seventeen public sector officials from the strategically important Indonesian province of Papua have attended a training program on human resource development at Griffith University’s this month. At the opening ceremony for the group, the Indonesian Ambassador to Australia, his Excellency Nadjib Riphat Kesoema, said the specially-designed course at the Nathan campus was an important step […]

The engineering behind professionals’ networks

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Postgraduate students from across Griffith University came together from the 8–10 July to identify avenues for ‘Creative Innovation Through Cross Fertilisation’ at the South Bank campus. The three day conference included presentations from two Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing-affiliated Higher Degree Research students: Kim Ball (pictured right)and Libby Sander. Kim’s address focused on the […]

Prison system breaks shackles with the past

Photographs displayed by Griffith University’s Dr John Rynne offer a sobering reminder of the bad old days of Australia’s prison system. The first, taken at Brisbane’s now closed Boggo Road jail, shows an inmate clinging to a wire fence while trying to escape over a wall. The next reveals the austere, almost medieval conditions of […]