THE BRIDEWEALTH PROJECT

Bridewealth Project - activities

The Bridewealth Project is committed to sharing its results with both academic and local communities. This exchange is primarily accomplished through updating data on the bridewealth website, participation in conferences, and the publication of research in peer-reviewed journals.

CONFERENCES

Braedpraes Forum
31 May 2019, Honiara, Solomon Islands

  • The Braedpraes Forum was organized by Vois blong meri, the Institute for Solomon Islands Studies at the Solomon Islands National University and the Bridewealth Project. It was sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Concordia University through Christine Jourdan's research grant. Twenty five people from different constituencies in the Solomon lslands participated. Facilitators included: Dr. David Gegeo from SINU in Honiara, Ms Josephine Teakeni from Vois blong meri and Dr. Christine Jourdan (link to the forum's programme and newspaper report). 

Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) / Society for Applied Anthropology
16 - 20 May 2018, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

  • Organization of a conference panel on the topic of "Intersecting Views on the Practice of Bridewealth" (link to session and papers presentation)

  • Presentation of research results in a paper co-authored by Christine JOURDAN, Alexis BLACK and Fabienne LABBÉ

European Society for Oceanists (ESfO) Conference
29 June - 2 July 2017, Munich, Germany

  • Organization of a conference panel on the topic of "Bridewealth and the productive and reproductive autonomy of women in the Solomon Islands" (link to session and papers presentation

  • Presentation of reseach results in a paper co-authored by Christine JOURDAN and Fabienne LABBÉ

Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA) / International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Meeting 2 - 7 May 2017, Ottawa, Canada (link to session and papers presentation)

  • Organization of a conference panel on the topic of "Bridewealth and Identity"

  • Presentation of research results in a paper co-authored by Christine JOURDAN and Alexis BLACK