8th International Lapita Conference

© Lapita
Genre : Conference | Port-Vila

From sunday 05 to friday 10 july 2015

Times : 00:00
Contact details : Vanuatu Cultural Center
Tel. : 22129
Principal country concerned : Column : History/society, Intercultural/migrations, Heritage

The Vanuatu Cultural Centre and the Australian National University are co-hosting the 8th International Lapita Conference in Port Vila. Lapita is the name given to the cultural group of people that initially settled all of the Pacific Islands. Their pottery marks their places of settlement and can be find in the northern part of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga and they were the ancestors of the countries mentioned above, all of Polynesia and parts of Micronesia.  .
This conference is a major event for the archeology of the Pacific held every 4 years across the region. This year, over 100 specialists are expected to attend the conference in Port-Vila!

Download the program : http://archanth.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Lapitadraftprogram.pdf

Information / Venue

University of South Pacific USP
Conference Room (C1), Emalus Campus, Port Vila, Vanuatu

Check the registration form :
Student registration : 8000 Vatus
Full registration : 10 000 Vatus

Emalus Campus
Port-Vila ( PMB 9072 )


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

With the support of