2011 Maritime Research Symposium

Friday 11 November, 2011
9 a.m. – 12 Noon
Kevin Lee Room
Quadrangle Building
The University of Sydney

Co-convenors: Prof Iain McCalman and Dr. Cindy McCreery (Department of History)

  • 9.00 Arrival and Coffee
  • 9.10 Welcome and Introductions, Dr. Cindy McCreery
  • 9.15 ‘Maritime and coastal resource use in Sydney: perspectives from prehistory and historical archaeology’
    Dr. Sarah Colley (Archaeology, The University of Sydney) and
    Dr. Val Attenbrow (Principal Research Scientist, The Australian Museum)
  • 9.45 ‘The Tragic Blunder – The Wreck of the HMAS Australia shipwreck’
    Dr. Brad Duncan (Maritime Archaeologist, Office of Environment and Heritage, Policy and Programs, NSW)
  • 10.15-10.30 Morning Tea
  • 10.30 ‘Stories from the Sandstone: The Archaeology and History of Quarantine’
    Dr. Lisa O’Sullivan (History, The University of Sydney)
  • 11am ‘Rope and Anchor, Flag and Buoy: the use of maritime iconography in the inscriptions at the Quarantine Station, Manly
    Dr. Annie Clarke (Archaeology, The University of Sydney)
  • 11.30 Roundtable Discussion: Future Directions in Maritime Research
  • 12:00 Close

More information and contact details
Dr Cindy McCreery
T +61 2 9351 4133
E Click here to email


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