Maori Kowhaiwhai


The latest full programme is available at the link below: 

Conference topics will include:

  • Indigenous cultures of memory
  • Colonial and postcolonial formations of memory
  • Memory, place, landscape, environment
  • Pacific diasporas and globalisation
  • Te Ao Māori and the Pacific
  • Modernity, memory and the Pacific
  • Migration, navigation, exploration, exile
  • Natural history, climate change, and ecological disaster
  • Testimony and catastrophe
  • Species memory, extinction and extermination
  • Remembering nuclear testing
  • War in the Pacific
  • Military bases, Prisons, and Refugee Camps
  • Pacific Time: Alternative Temporalities
  • Cultural amnesia and other forms of memory loss
  • The Arts of memory: literature, film, music, digital media and the visual arts
  • Curating memory: Museum, archive, gallery