Archaeology

New Frontiers of Pacific Research

Tuesday 12 November 2013, 6pm - 8pm


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Archaeology has played a significant role in developing new understandings of Pacific cultures and their histories. Come and listen to three illustrated talks by senior archaeologists sharing their experiences of working in New Zealand and the Pacific, and highlighting key discoveries in the region and opportunities for new research.

Emeritus-Professor Atholl Anderson – On the margins of Austronesia

Dr Janet Davidson – Studying the people of the past: changing attitudes and new developments

Professor Geoff Irwin – The lake village of Kohika and archaeological approaches to the study of Maori settlement patterns in the north

Presented by the Friends of Te Papa in association with the Polynesian Society.

To book your place, send us an email using the ‘Book now’ button, or phone the office on (04) 381-7051.

Find out more about our guest speakers here.

Feature Image: Courtesy of The Wairau Bar Blog