Researchers of the China Australia Heritage Corridor project are going to give presentations at the 6th Australasian Conference on Chinese diaspora history and Heritage—the Dragon Tails Conference which will be held from 20 to 23 November 2019 the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Family mansion built by Ying Piu MA in Shachong, Zhongshan
The themes for the 2019 conference will focus on the translation and transformation in the study of Chinese diaspora history and heritage and their impacts on the Chinese diasporic communities and other audiences. The keynote speakers for the 2019 conference are Emeritus Professor Manying Ip from the University of Auckland and Dr Kate Bagnall from the University of Tasmania.
Glenn Mar and his family in front of his ancestral home in Zhongshan (2017)
Dragon Tails is a biennial conference series initially commenced in 2009 with an objective to promote research of the history and heritage of Chinese people, their descendants and associates in Australia and New Zealand. Past conferences had been held in various locations, including Ballarat, Melbourne, Wollongong, Cairns and Bendigo and were well attended by academics, heritage professionals and community members.
For more information about the Dragon Tails Conference 2019, please visit this link https://www.dragontails.org.au/