Romitesh Kant

The University of the South Pacific, Suva

La Trobe University - School of Social Sciences

Honorary Research Associate

Melbourne, Victoria 3086

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

From Social Networking to Activism: The Role of Social Media in the Free West Papua Campaign

Pacific Studies Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 255-280
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2017
Jason Titifanue, Jope Tarai, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant and Glen Finau
University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences and University of the South Pacific
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West Papua, Online Activism, Social Media, Public Sphere, Pacific Politics

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Public Participation & Constitution-Making in Fiji: A Critique of the 2012 Constitution-Making Process

State, Society, and Governance in Melanesia Discussion Paper No. 2014/6
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant and Eroni Rakuita
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences and University of the South Pacific
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Constitution-Making, Public Participation, Transition, Democratic Transition, Fiji, Politics, Military

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Social Media and Disaster Communication: A Case Study of Cyclone Winston

Pacific Journalism Review , 24(1), pp. 123-137, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Glen Finau, Jope Tarai, Renata Varea, Jason Titifanue, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant and John Cox
University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences and Australian National University (ANU)
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Crisis Response, Cyclone Winston, Cyclones, Fiji, Disaster Communication, Pacific Islands, Social Media

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Climate Change Advocacy in the Pacific: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies

Titifanue, J., Kant, R., Finau, G., & Tarai, J. (2017). Climate change advocacy in the Pacific: The role of information and communication technologies. Pacific Journalism Review, 23(1), 133-149.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Jason Titifanue, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Glen Finau and Jope Tarai
University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, University of the South Pacific and University of the South Pacific
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citizen journalism, climate change, COP21, Fiji, grassroots regionalism, ICTs, MOOCs, online activism, social media, Bottom-Up Regionalism

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Political Social Media Campaigning in Fiji's 2014 Elections

Journal of Pacific Studies, Vol. 35, Issue 3, pp. 89-114
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Jope Tarai, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Glen Finau and Jason Titifanue
University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, University of the South Pacific and University of the South Pacific
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Fiji Elections, Social Media, Political Campaigning, Social Media Analytics, Fiji Politics

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Social Media and its Impact on Young Men & Women's Political Participation in Fiji

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Glen Finau, Jope Tarai and Jason Titifanue
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific and University of the South Pacific
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Social Media, Young Women, Youth, Fiji, Women’s Political Participation, Fiji Elections

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Social Media and E-Democracy in Fiji, Solomons and Vanuatu

Finau, G., Kant, R., Tarai, J., Prasad, A., Cox, J., & Logan, S. (2014). Social Media and e-democracy in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Twentieth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Savannah.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 May 2017
Glen Finau, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Sarah Logan, Acklesh Prasad, Jope Tarai and John Cox
University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, Australian National University (ANU), Queensland University of Technology (deceased), University of the South Pacific and Australian National University (ANU)
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Social Media, e-Democracy, Melanesia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

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Digital Feminism in Fiji

Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), Research Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Tait Brimacombe, Glen Finau, Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Jope Tarai and Jason Titifanue
Institute for Human Security & Social Change; Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), University of the South Pacific, The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, University of the South Pacific and University of the South Pacific
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Digital Feminism, Online Activism, Digital Activism

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Casting a Blind-Eye: Is Fiji’s 2013 ‘Ethnically-Blind’ Constitution a Path to Democratic Stability?

Journal of South Pacific Law, Special Issue, 3-36, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Romitesh Kant and Romitesh Kant
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences
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Constitutional Reform; Fiji Politics; Democracy; Militarization; Ethnicity; Democratic Stability

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Constitution Monitoring Report: September 2013-September 2014

Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (ed). Fiji in Transition: Towards a Sustainable Constitutional Democracy, Citizens’ Constitutional Forum, Suva, pp. 105-146.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Romitesh Kant and Romitesh Kant
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences
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constitution-making, public participation, transition, democratic transition, Fiji, politics, military

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Reaching Out, Reaching Women: Assessing the Impact and Effectiveness of FWRM's Citizenship Rights Awareness Training

Kant, R. 2015. Reaching Out, Reaching Women: Assessing the impact and effectiveness of FWRM's citizenship rights awareness training. Fiji Women’s Rights Movement, Suva, Fiji.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Romitesh Kant and Romitesh Kant
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences
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Women's political participation, civic education, civic awareness, Fiji elections, Fiji politics

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A New Frontier in Digital Activism: An Exploration of Digital Feminism in Fiji

Brimacombe T, Kant R, Finau G, Tarai J, Titifanue J. A new frontier in digital activism: An exploration of digital feminism in Fiji. Asia Pac Policy Stud. 2018;1–14. https://doi.org/10.1002/app5.253
Posted: 22 Sep 2018
Romitesh Kant, Romitesh Kant, Glen Finau, Jope Tarai, Jason Titifanue and Tait Brimacombe
The University of the South Pacific, SuvaLa Trobe University - School of Social Sciences, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific and Institute for Human Security & Social Change; Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)

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Feminism, Activism, Feminist Activism, Online Activism, Offline Activism, Fiji Politics, ICT, Politics