Upcoming and Current Conferences

Across the Pacific: The 20th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Studies Association June 2014

Across the Pacific The 20th annual conference of the New Zealand Studies Association, together with the Norwegian Maritime Museum and the Kon-Tiki Museum, Oslo, in association with the University of South Australia Oslo, Norway, 25-28 June 2014

This special 4-day conference marks the centenary of the Norewgian Maritime Museum and of ThorHeyerdahl’s birth. It focuses on a range of themes addressing the Pacific, Oceania, New Zealand, Maori culture, ocean and coastal cultures, voyaging and migration, and includes a half-day focus on the Antarctic.  read more »

Reclaiming Home: Hapa Culture and Identity in Hawai’i. Special Two Day Event at UCLA

Reclaiming Home: Hapa Culture and Identity in Hawai'i October 30-31

A special two-day event at UCLA welcomes critically acclaimed author Kristiana Kahakauwila, and distinguished filmmaker Christen Marquez as they share their work on history, identity and mental health in Hawaiian culture.

Wednesday, October 30, 1-2:30 p.m.: Author Reading/Discussion of Kristiana Kahakauwila's debut collection This is Paradise: Stories
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SYMPOSIUM: Pacific Arts Collections, The Culture of Collecting Then and Now at Burrinja Cultural Centre

Please find attached some information for our up-coming one-day symposium Pacific Arts Collections: The Culture of Collecting Then and Now at Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey, VIC. The symposium brings together experts which will discuss aspects of how the nature of collecting and the engagement with Indigenous collections has changed over time and examine national and global trends in managing Indigenous collections.

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Conference: Sixth OAS Forum August 23rd - 25th, 2013 to be held at the Queensland Art Gallery

OAS has pleasure in forwarding the revised programme for the Sixth OAS Forum August 23rd - 25th, 2013 to be held at the Queensland Art Gallery in South Bank Brisbane, associated tours of institutional store room collections of Oceanic art, the official Forum Dinner  read more »

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