The courts, the churches, the witches and their killers


This talk, presented by Christine Stewart from ANU, examines the changing approaches of the PNG courts to witch-killing related instances throughout the country.

Christine Stewart was awarded her PhD in Gender Studies of PNG in 2012, building on a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Sydney University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Papua New Guinea.

She has worked in PNG and elsewhere in the Pacific, in the fields of law reform and legislative drafting.

This podcast is from the landmark Sorcery and witchcraft-related killings conference hosted by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s State, Society and Governance and Melanesia program and Regulatory Institutions Network on 5-7 June 2013.  


 

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