Chiefs without Nakamals
In this talk, Siobhan McDonell from ANU asks whether Vanuatu chiefs can be better supported to manage community tensions around nakaimas, the Kastom practice of sorcery.
Women’s human rights defenders and sorcery-related torture
In this talk human rights defender Lilly Be’Soer discusses the work of Voices for Change, a women’s human rights NGO she founded and which is campaigning to protect women from torture and abuse in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea.
The Sorcery Act dilemma
In this talk, Nick Schwarz examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Sorcery Act and presents the most common questions and objections raised by Papua New Guineans.
The peril of a Christian sorcerer
In this talk, Richard Eves presents research by Johanna Whitely from the London School of Economics research on The Church of Melanesia and sorcery accusations in the Solomon Islands.