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Patricia Tupou

Aotearoa New Zealand


Bachelor of Arts in English and Writing Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Development Studies, Graduate Diploma in Pacific Studies, University of Auckland. Master of Arts in Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai’i - Mānoa.

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Topic title

Recasting Tongan Sovereignty: Gender, Land, and Indigeneity


Patricia (Trish) Tupou. (Forthcoming). Fonua: Tongan Ontologies of Land, Life, and Death.

Lucas Lixinski, Jane McAdam & Patricia Tupou. (2022). Ocean Cultures, the Anthropocene and International Law: Cultural Heritage and Mobility Law as Imaginative Gateways. Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol 23(1). Access:

Amanda Sullivan Lee & Patricia (Trish) Tupou. (2022). Tonga. The Contemporary Pacific, Vol 33 (2).

Patricia (Trish Tupou), Amy Vegas, & Leora Kava. (2021). “Oceanic Solidarities,” in The Mauna Kea Syllabus, Hawai’i Review, Issue 91.

Patricia (Trish) Tupou & Amanda Sullivan Lee. (2021). Tonga. The Contemporary Pacific, Vol 33(1).

Teaching Oceania Series: Introduction to Pacific Studies, Vol 6. (2020). Contributing author and organiser. Edited by Dr. Alexander Mawyer. Honolulu: Center for Pacific Islands Studies University of Hawai’i-Manoa.

Jemaima Tiatia-Seath, Patricia (Trish) Tupou, & Ian Fookes. (2020). Climate Change, Mental Health, and Well-Being for Pacific Peoples: a Literature Review. The Contemporary Pacific, Vol 32(2).

Patricia (Trish) Tupou. (2019). Decolonisation and the Pacific: Indigenous globalisation and the ends of empire, by Tracey Banivanua-Mar. The Contemporary Pacific, Volume 31 (2).

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Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
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Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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