2010 Islands of History Conference

Event Information

When
  • 18 Jul 2010 2:30pm - 25 Jul 2010 2:30pm
Where
  • Norfolk Island
  • Australia, New South Wales, Norfolk Island
Other Information
  • Cost: See Brochure
Contact

A conference for historians from Australia and New Zealand will be held on Norfolk Island from 18-25 July 2010.

This will be on the eve of the World Heritage Convention’s decision to include Kingston and Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island and 10 other Australian convict sites on the World Heritage List.

Lectures will be presented by PHA members and local or visiting specialists. Topics cover: writing convict history, South Pacific maritime history, history for heritage, Polynesian migration, South Pacific history, heritage tourism, Pacific missions and issues and practice of public history. The conference will include site visits, tours of cemeteries and the Kingston and Arthur Vale Heritage Area, island orientation and free time to explore the diverse heritage of the island.

Sponsors
ACPHA: Australian Council of Professional Historians Associations
KAVHA: Kingston and Arthur Vale Heritage Area Authority
PHANZA: Professional Historians Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
PHANSW: Professional Historians Association of NSW
Norfolk Island Travel Centre and Norfolk Air

A conference for historians from Australia and New Zealand will be held on Norfolk Island from 18-25 July 2010.

image006010 2010 Islands of History ConferenceThis will be on the eve of the World Heritage Convention’s decision to include Kingston and Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island and 10 other Australian convict sites on the World Heritage List.

Lectures will be presented by PHA members and local or visiting specialists. Topics cover: writing convict history, South Pacific maritime history, history for heritage, Polynesian migration, South Pacific history, Pacific missions and issues and practice of public history. The conference will include site visits, island orientation and free time to explore the diverse heritage of the island.

image012001 2010 Islands of History ConferenceFor more information click on one of the links below or contact secretary@phansw.org.au

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