Winter Lecture Series

 Thursday 17 August 2001

Cultural Time

Chaired by Hamish Campbell

Robyn Anderson
Concept Leader History, Te Papa,
 introduces the concept of Cultural Time
Dr Tarahia Black
Massey University
Iillustrates the advancement of tribal oral literature
 and history through traditional waiata and narrative,
 its expression through whakapapa, and
 its importance in traditional Maori life.
Dr Janet Davidson
Te Papa
 discusses calendar making in European
and Pacific cultures, as well as the globalisation
 or standardisation of time and its effects on "culture".

Recorded at the Soundings Theatre, Level 2 of Te Papa, 16 August 2001.

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