2008 History Colloquium 


The historical and cultural events of the Northern Territory will be explored as part of the 2008 History Colloquium.

Organised by Charles Darwin University (CDU), the Australia National University (ANU), Northern Territory Library, 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 fields.

The free colloquium, to be held on Saturday, 8 November at the theatrette in the Museum and Art Gallery, 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 statehood, the pastoral industry, racial politics, cultural heritage and historical archaeology.

Speakers include prominent historians Emeritus Professor David Carment, Edward Ling, Jay Gibson, Joy Cardona, Adam Henry, Tim Wilson and other academics from CDU and ANU.

The colloquium will begin at 9am on Saturday, 8 November and end at 4.30pm.

For further information contact Alan Davis on 0404 877 731 or alanx.davis@nt.gov.au.