Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific


News and special events

*latest news articles


2013 Intern Shane Talia

Jennifer Rowe: Recipient of the Roslyn Lawry Award for 2012

Kristal Buckley appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia

Tim Winter takes up a Chair in Cultural Heritage

Curatorial Internship: Rebecca Bolden

Cultural Heritage seminars 2013

Cross-cultural Learning in India


Call for Papers: Heritage in Times of Transformation

35th session of the World Heritage Committee - June/July 2012

Roslyn Lawry Award 2011 awarded to art historian

Cultural heritage student field school in the Kelabit Highlands, Borneo

Delegation from China's Hunan Province visits Deakin

PhD and Churchill Fellowship too

Students attend International Summer Academy

ICCROM Internship *

Cultural Tourism and post-disaster recovery in West Sumatra.

Preparing for the World Heritage Convention 40th anniversary

Kelabit Highlands Community Museum Development Project

Ass.Prof. Renate Howe AM

Army Museums at Deakin for the 11th course


Launch of new volumes in Key Issues in Cultural Heritage Series

Audience Experience Symposium

Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Internship News

CHCAP staff continue to serve the heritage community

Bravo: Order of Australia recognition to our friends and colleagues in museums and heritage

Geneva UN Consultative Meeting - 'Accessing cultural heritage as a human right'

CHCAP welcomes two new members of staff

The Army comes to Burwood campus



CHCAP newly graduate Dr Hui-Chi Huang presents in Shangdong, China

CHCAP wins ICOM Award for International Relations

Roslyn Lawry Award for Most Outstanding Student in Cultural Heritage & Museum Studies: 20th Presentation

Dunera Boys - Seventy years on


Regional Partnerships

International Workshop 'Cultural Heritage and War'

Recent CHCAP Member Publications

Capacity building visit, University of Santo Tomas, Manila

New ARC Discovery Grants commencing in 2010

Margherita Bonomi bound for Rome

Working together for a common goal

Berlin volume in creation

Delving into swimwear

Ray Tonkin - Heritage Council Address

Renate Howe examines prominent student movement

Helen Hunter: Recipient of the Roslyn Lawry Award for 2008

Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage of Jeju Island, Korea

Deakin shapes UNESCO Museums Program for Buddhist Monks in Thailand

Book Launch - Key publications add to heritage discourse

Congratulations to our latest graduates!

CHCAP elected to new Executive Committee of Asian Academy for Heritage Management

Thai-Australian exchange

HDR student Cherie McKeich presents in Kolkata, India

City of Bayside (Deakin University) Curatorial Internships 2009 -2012

Army strengthens network on campus



Deakin graduate appointed to Canberra position

UNESCO Advisory mission to Lijiang

Managing Difficult Places

CHCAP congratulates Adjunct Professor Roz Hansen and Hansen Landscape Architects

Document or perish: Williamstown house under scrutiny

UNESCO and Deakin University MOU on museum capacity building in the Asia Pacific Region

Seminar: French Culture in regional development, tourism and education

Book chapters in Seize the Day: Exhibitions, Australia and the World by CHCAP members

Childhood, Tradition and Change: A National Study of the Historical and Contemporary Practices and Significance of Australian Children’s Playlore

International Advisory Panel set up for the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Urban Development

Christine Durham, a Deakin success story

CHCAP Members received a contract from Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre

Prof William Logan at the International Small Islands Studies Association 10th International Conference

Perth Visit by Associate Professor Andrea Witcomb to meet with the National Trust of Australia (WA)

Sally Patfield: Winner of the Roslyn Lawry Award for 2007

Jonathan Sweet to represent Australia at international workshop at the Herculaneum archaeological site

Margherita Bonomi, Master of Cultural Heritage student accepted as an intern with UNESCO Bangkok

Gary Toone, Master of Cultural Heritage graduate appointed Collections Manager, South Australia Museum

Bill Logan appointed to the Heritage Council of Victoria

Heritage in Asia conference,Singapore

Former Museums Studies student published in Recollections

Blue Shield Australia meets ‘face-to-face’

Reactive Monitoring Mission to Luang Prabang World Heritage site, Laos

Academy of Irish Cultural Heritages International Advisory Board Meeting

Research Workshop on Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights, 30 Nov-1 Dec 2007

The Sharing Our Heritages program draws to a close

New Museums Across Cultures - 32nd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art

Farewell to CHCAP Research Assistant Fiona Erskine

Deakin Cultural Heritage Student Receives Planning Institute Award

Spotlight on Cultural Heritage students: Cathryn Barr

CHCAP research staff to write history of the Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre, Melbourne

Museum Scoping Mission to Tunisia

Andrea Witcomb attends Sharing Our Heritages Valencia Symposium

National Trust (Victoria) Intangible Heritage Symposium, 1-2 July 2008

Thang Long-Hanoi Citadel - World Heritage Submission

New role for 2004 Masters of Cultural Heritage Scholarship Recipient

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded for South Pacific Nation Building study



Thai-Burma Railway Field School

Dr Linda Young attends Attingham Summer School on Country House Studies

Helen Laffin presented with Roslyn Lawry Award for excellence in Museum Studies

Final Sharing Our Heritages Kakadu Master Class a great success

Australia ICOMOS National Conference, Cairns, 19-21 July 2007

Jonathan Sweet delivers paper at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Dr Colin Long awarded Roger Coates Labour History Research Grant

'Lost Houses of the Molonglo Valley' exhibition

Dr Michele Langfield interviewed for Making Multicultural Australia educational website

Adjunct Professor Susan Balderstone contributes to new book Asia Conserved

'City Marketing, Heritage and Identity': International conference on urban management, Semarang

Book Launch: Lost Houses of the Molonglo Valley, by Dr Linda Young

Deakin UNESCO Chair invited to join Leuven UNESCO Chair Network

Launch of Adjunct Professor Susan Balderstone’s monograph - Early Church Architectural Forms

Exploring the impact of war on the Australian home front

Australia secures seat on UNESCO World Heritage Committee

UNESCO Chair of Heritage Studies visits Deakin

Graduate Highlights: Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies



CHCAP develops a Heritage Interpretation Plan for Viengxay Caves in Laos

Prof Logan presents paper on Cultural Heritage and Human Rights

League of Historical Cities 10th World Conference

UNESCO/ICOMOS Mission to Hue World Heritage Site, Vietnam

Spotlight on International Students

CHCAP welcomes visiting fellow, Professor SAITO Hidetoshi, from Tsukuba University, Japan

Kakadu Master Class - Sharing Our Heritages Update

Ilka Schacht new curator of the Sharjah Archaeology Museum, United Arab Emirates

International Exhibitions and Expos are back on the research agenda

New ARC Project on Australian Children's Playlore

Professor Logan Invited to Present Papers in Northern Ireland and Germany

Janelle Mikkelson Awarded the Roslyn Lawry Award for Excellence in Museums Studies

Jonathan Sweet on the winning team at the Museums Australia National Conference!

Linda Young attends 'The Museum: A World Forum', conference in the UK

Prof William Logan gives key note address at Cultural Heritage and Human Rights workshop in USA

Jonathan Sweet publishes on the 1950s international exhibition 'Australian Aboriginal Culture'

‘Sharing Our Heritages’: Master Classes Get Underway in France

Recalling the Indies Book Launch at Immigration Museum

Australia Day 2006 - A Byron Experience



ICCROM General Assembly

The Aid White Paper and Aid to the Pacific

Adjunct Professor Liz Vines presents Keynote Address at 15th ICOMOS General Assembly

Book lanuch: Welsh Patagonians - The Australian Connection

Book launch: Suburban Fantasies: Melbourne Unmasked

CHCAP ARC Linkage team members Jonathan Sweet and Qian Fenqi to present at the ICOMOS 15th General Assembly, China (posted October 3)

Book Launch for 'Welsh Patagonians: The Australian Connection' (posted September 19)

New Role for Museum Lecturer Jonathan Sweet (posted September 1 2005)

August 24 - An Eventful Day for the Centre (posted September 1 2005)

Special Seminar UNESCO and Cultural Heritage Practice -Past and Presen

Launch of Streetwise Asia – A Practical Guide the associated Streetwise Asia Fund for Urban Heritage Conservation

Welcome to New Adjunct Professors Elizabeth Vines and Patrick Greene

Golden Landscapes: Rethinking the Gold Rushes of the Pacific Rim

Leilani Bin Juda - Voyage to Venice for Emerging Curator

Sharing Our Heritage - Master Classes in Cultural and Natural Heritage Management

Regional partnership provides training for heritage

Margaret Birtley leaves Deakin for the Collections Council of Australia



Dr Anita Smith Wins Research Prize for Second Year Running

New Books from CHCAP Staff

Sweet joins the debate on Art Museums in the Information Age

Birtley at Asian Academy World Heritage Forum

After the Cyclone - Niue Pacific Training Workshops

Safeguarding Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Yamato Declaration

Claiming the Memory- Holocaust Commemoration

CHCAP involved in World Heritage Action Plan for the Pacific

Alfred Deakin Professorship recognises Logan's achievements

Asian Academy Visitor to CHCAP (posted 27 October 2004)

United Arab Emirates Delegation Completes Museum Studies

Logan Delivers Keynote Address at Cities and Museums Conference

CHCAP Welcomes Binh's Baby Boy

UNESCO listing for Children's Folklore

Research and Change at Sarawak Museum

Dr Donald Ellsmore Joins CHCAP as Senior Lecturer

NT Responding to Globalisation: Michele Langfield Awarded Research Grant

Study Tour for United Arab Emirates Army Personnel is a First for Victoria

Dr Anita Smith Appointed to Victorian Heritage Council

Birtley Joins Shrine Advisory Group

Logan returns from overseas advisory and research trip - Hong Kong, Macao and Beijing

CHCAP Student Achieves Graduate Role with Government

Roslyn Lawry Award Winners 2003

Dr Anita Smith is Appointed Assistant Centre Director

Gwenda Davey Joins CHCAP as Honorary Research Fellow

CHCAP Wins 'Australians at War' Research Contract

ABC Interview on Holocaust Project

Professor Bill Logan Linking Latitudes in Vietnam

Dr Colin Long - ABC interview on Thanh Long Citadel

Jonathan Sweet on the Changing role of Curators

Qian Fengqi Graduates with a PhD

Course Signals Innovation for Army Museum

Adjunct Professor Jane Lennon appointed to New Heritage Council

Professor Logan at First Asian Academy Forum in Macao

Re-visiting Lao History

Grant Awarded for New Research into the Heritage of Communism

Cultural Heritage Centre Wins Funding for New Research Network

Anita Smith Wins Faculty Research Award

CHCAP Leads Workshop to Focus on Victoria's Heritage to 2010



Visiting Fellow is Promoted

CHCAP at UNESCO/ICCROM's first Asian Academy Field School in Macao

Dr. Colin Long presents at two international conferences

Deakin Adjunct Professor at the Getty Institute

New Research Looks at War History and Memory

Dr. Anita Smith at Historical Archaeology Conference in Norfolk Island

Associate Professor Appointed to Heritage Council Victoria

CHCAP Teaching at Silpakorn University, Thailand

Supervising Internationally

Professor William Logan visits Indonesian Universities, August 2003

Scholarship Student Arrives from Hanoi: July 2003

Hue Workshop and Memorandum of Understanding

Vietnam Trip November 2003

Anita Smith to speak at Australian National University

CHCAP student and AYAD participant reports from the South Pacific

Phnom Penh, City at the Crossroads, report by Katheryn Bennett

Welcome to the new semester two intake

Roslyn Lawry Award 2002 goes to Brian Hubber

William Logan attends meetings of the International Advisory Board of the Academy of Irish Cultural Heritages

Adjunct Professor at CHCAP joins Commonwealth advisory group on Iraqi heritage

New Archaeologist and Researcher Joins CHCAP Project

Jonathan Sweet introduces Contemporary Australian Silver and Metalwork

Margaret Birtley helps steer collections policy

Postcard from UNESCO, Hanoi

CHCAP Research Staff Flourishing

CHCAP Public Seminar Series 2003 opens with Leilani Bin-Juda, Arts Development Officer Torres Strait Regional Authority

Record Number of Students at CHCAP

CHCAP Graduate gets International Coverage

Classes Start for International Teaching Partnerships

New Researcher Joins CHCAP Project

Jonathan Sweet to Address Symposium at National Gallery of Australia

Two New Members Join Advisory Board



Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

17th August 2014