Sophie Couchman and I will be speaking as part of the Cangdong Cultural Heritage Month Academic Lecture Series on 23 January 2022. The theme of the workshop is ‘Heritage Conservation and Roots Searching in Home Villages of Overseas Chinese’.
Sophie and I will be in conversation with Canadian historian Henry Yu about our Chinese Australian Hometown Heritage Tour and its social impacts.
Also speaking on Sunday are Selia Tan Jinhua from Wuyi University, and Henry Yu and Denise Fong from the University of British Columbia.
The workshop runs for two days – details of the Sunday sessions are below and full details including the Monday program are available in the workshop schedule (pdf, 253kb).
Sunday, 23 January 2022, 12:00pm to 2.30pm AEDT
Meeting ID: 685 6352 4555
|12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
|Prof. Jinhua Selia Tan, Wuyi University, China
|Heritage Conservation and the Cangdong Project
|12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
|Prof. Henry Yu, and Denise Fong, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Canada
|A conversation on the construction of the Chinese Canadian Museum in Vancouver Chinatown, from the perspective of heritage preservation and community development
|1:15 – 1:20 p.m.
|1:20 – 2:00 p.m.
|Dr. Kate Bagnall, University of Tasmania, Australia and Dr. Sophie Couchman, Curator and Historian
|A conversation on the Australian roots-searching program and its social impact, from the perspective of its organizers
|2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
|Discussion, Q and A
Thanks to Cangdong Heritage Education Center for putting together this video of the session!