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Pacific Islands: Landscapes and Seascapes

Start: Sep 04, 2015 09:30 AM
End: Sep 05, 2015 05:30 PM

Location: UCL Institute of Archaeology

Pacific Islands Research Network

The Pacific Islands Research Network (PIRN) will hold its biennial conference at the Institute on 4 & 5 September exploring landscapes and seascapes of Pacific islands from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Conference schedule

Further details about the event are available on the PIRN website. In the meantime any enquiries may be directed to conference organisers: Sue Hamilton and Andrew Brown.

Call for Papers

Contributions of papers and themed sessions are welcomed across the fields of archaeology, anthropology, heritage and biological or environmental sciences.

Abstracts to be submitted by email to Andrew Brown by 5 August 2015

The Pacific Islands Research Network (PIRN) aims to create collaboration between researchers interested in the Oceanic past and those involved in directing its future.

Whilst the many thousand island societies that define the Pacific region are culturally diverse and distinct from each other, all emphasise the fundamental importance of customary practices and traditional knowledge in shaping social, cultural, health, economic, environmental and political development and resource use, as they are drawn into the larger world system.