Programme: Haast Symposium: Celebrating the Life of Sir Julius von Haast

This conference marked the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Julius von Haast, founder of Canterbury Museum.

The virtual symposium was hosted by Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand on 30 April and 1 May 2022.

This video, which played in breaks during the symposium, tells the story of von Haast's life and showcases some Ōtautahi Christchurch locations of significance to him.

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 Programme


Saturday 30 April 2022 (9.00 am – 1.00 pm NZST)

9:00 Welcome: Anthony Wright (Director, Canterbury Museum)

Session One (Chair: Julia Bradshaw)

9:15 – 9:45  First speaker: Simon Nathan (Wellington)

9:45 – 10:15 Second speaker: Rosi Crane (Dunedin)

10:15 10:45 Third speaker: Paul Scofield (Christchurch)

Break (15 mins)

Session Two (Chair: Sascha Nolden)

11:00 – 11:30 Fourth speaker: Julia Bradshaw (Christchurch)

11:30 – 12:00 Fifth speaker: Simon Nathan (Wellington)

12.00 – 1:00 Speaker discussion. Questions and Answers (written questions only)

 

Sunday, 1 May 2022 (9.00 am – 1.00 pm NZST)

9:00 Welcome: Ursula Rack (Austrian Honorary Consul, Christchurch)

Session Three (Chair: Sascha Nolden)

9:15 – 9:45 Sixth speaker: Johannes Mattes (Vienna)

9:45 – 10:15 Seventh speaker: Marianne Klemun (Vienna)

10:15 – 10:45 Eighth speaker: Martin Krenn (Vienna)

Break

Session Four (Chair: Paul Scofield)

11:00 – 11:30 Ninth speaker: Mathias Harzhauser (Vienna)

11:30 – 12:00 Tenth speaker: Sascha Nolden (Wellington)

12:00 – 1:00 Speaker discussion. Questions and Answers (written questions only)


 Abstracts


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