In Press

Hobbis, Geoffrey and Stephanie Ketterer Hobbis. An Ethnography of Deletion: Materializing Transience in Solomon Islands Digital Cultures. New Media & Society


Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2020. The Digitizing Family: An Ethnography of Melanesian Smartphones. London: Palgrave.


Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2019. ‘New Media, New Melanesia?’ In Erich Hirsch and William Rollason (eds.), Melanesia (Routledge World Series), pp.546-560. London: Routledge.


Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2018. “Cowboys and Aliens: Body Techniques and Audience Reception in Malaita, Solomon Islands.” Visual Anthropology 31(3): 292-306.

Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2018. “The Anthropological Cell Phone,” Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition, Fourth Canadian Edition. Don Mills: Oxford University Press.


Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2017. “The MicroSDs of Solomon Islands: An Offline Remittance Economy of Digital Multi-Media” In Mobile Digital Practices: Situating People, Things and Data [Thematic Issue]. Digital Culture & Society 3(2): 21-40.

Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2017. “The Shifting Moralities of Mobile Phones in Lau Communicative Ecologies (Solomon Islands).” In Reimagining Oceania through Critical Junctures, edited by Philipp Schorch and Arno Pascht [Special Issue]. Oceania 87(2): 173-187.

Hobbis, Stephanie Ketterer and Geoffrey Hobbis. 2017. “Voter Integrity, Trust and the Promise of Digital Technologies: Biometric Voter Registration in Solomon Islands.” Anthropological Forum 27(2): 114-134.

Hobbis, Geoffrey and Stephanie Hobbis. 2017. “Auki.” In Clive Moore and Simeon Bouro (ed.), Solomon Islands in Pictures. Honiara: Solomon Islands Government and Solomon Islands National University.


Hobbis, Geoffrey and Stephanie Hobbis. 2015. “Lau” (Chapter 5: Economic Development and Political Tension, 1990s to 2010s). In Ben Burt (ed.), Malaita: A Pictorial History from Solomon Islands. London: British Museum Press,

Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2015. Review of Ben Burt and Lissant Bolton, eds. “The Things We Value: Culture and History in Solomon Islands.” Social Anthropology/ Anthropologie Sociale 23(3):383-384.


Hobbis, Geoffrey and Stephanie Hobbis. 2013. “Mon Dieu, Bourdieu: The Magic of the Academy and its Ancestor Cults.” Anthropologica 55(2):441-453.


Hobbis, Geoffrey. 2012. Review of Nicholas A. Bainton, “The Lihir Destiny: Cultural Responses to Mining in Melanesia.” Pacific Affairs 85(3):352-353.