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Irrigated taro, malaria and chiefdoms in Solomon Islands: keys to the Melanesian cultural mosaic?

Publication date: Sep 22, 2012 05:10 PM

Start: Oct 11, 2012 06:00 PM

Location: Room 209, Institute of Archaeology

Pacific Islands Research Network

Tim Bayliss-Smith (University of Cambridge) will give the second in a series of occasional lectures organised by the Pacific Islands Research Network (PIRN) at the Institute on 11 October.

Dr Bayliss-Smith's research interests range from biogeography to cultural geography and development studies, with a regional focus on islands in Melanesia and northern Scandinavia.

The occasional lectures are free to attend and registration is not required.

For more information please contact Sarah Byrne (

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