PNG War Histories

Dr Kirstie Close has been working collaboratively with scholars from PNG and Australia to collate memories of World War Two from Papua New Guinea since 2014. Close has been heavily involved in conducting relevant archival research in Melbourne, Canberra and Port Moresby. She is currently completing work on the biography of Aisoli Salin, one of the New Irelander coastwatchers, who went on to serve in the Legislative Council and local cooperatives.