The history and cultural events of the Northern Territory will be explored as part of the 2007 History Colloquium.
Organised by Charles Darwin University (CDU), the Australia National University (ANU) and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, the Colloquium will offer insights into a broad range of historical subjects by experts in their field.
The free weekend event on November 17 and 18 will be held at the theatrette in the Museum and Art Gallery and is open to interested staff, postgraduate students and all members of the community.
With most of this year's presentations about NT history, areas of interest will include housing, the environment, the pastoral industry, historical archaeology, cultural heritage tourism, the bureaucracy, politics, exploration, sport and Indigenous issues.
Speakers include prominent historians David Carment, Mickey Dewar, Tim Rowse and other academics from CDU, ANU and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
The Colloquium starts at 9am on November 17 and finishes at midday on Sunday, November 12.
For further information contact Professor David Carment at CDU on 0418 857 182.