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Mapping the Pacific will examine the traditional wayfinding knowledge of the Pacific community, European exploration and the mapping of the Pacific from the early modern era through to the 19th century. The year 2020 is the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan’s entry into the Pacific and the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s extraordinary exploration and mapping of the Pacific.

The conference will be held at the State Library which holds one of the most significant collections of maps in Australia.

All tickets to the conference include access to the lecture program and include the opening event on Wednesday evening 25th August. Price also includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for each full day.

Conference dinner

The Conference Dinner will be held on Friday 27th August at the Union, University & Schools Club of Sydney. Partners are welcome.

Please advise of any dietary requirements when registering.


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