Public Talks & Book Launch

Public Talks & Book Launch

George Town is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the trust feels that there is a need to strengthen and deepen the knowledge and understanding of various stakeholders to protect the site.  Therefore, several talks and book launch were organised for the public which include the following:

  • Conserving Heritage Sites in Sydney by Bruce Pettman, 17 January at PHT and 18 January at World Heritage Incorporated office
  • The Straits Settlements & Malayan Volunteer Forces by Rosemary Fell, 27 January
  • Heritage in Britain – Role of the National Trust and its Volunteers, 24th January
  • Book Launch “Penang under the East India Company”
  • Tea Talk by John Robertson, 3 April 2010 at E & O Hotel

Besides hosting the public talks, we also co-organised with World Heritage Incorporated to produce several capacity building workshops conducted by experts from AusHeritage for MPPP officers, specific groups and stakeholders:

  • Cultural Mapping Workshop, 26 June 2010
  • Museum Curation and Management Workshop, 28 June 2010 at PHT. Conducted by Heather Mansell.