Pacific Arts Association Europe: 16 – 18 October 2016. The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Pacific Arts Association – Europe


PAA-E Annual Meeting – Norwich

Sunday 16 October – Tuesday 18 October 2016

The annual Pacific Arts Association-Europe meeting will be held 16-18 October 2016 at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, in partnership with the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge (MAA). It is being held to coincide with the exhibition Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific (15 October 2016 – 12 February 2017), for which MAA is an exhibition partner.

   Cost: early bird registration (register before 7 September 2016): £45, concessions (students/unemployed): £35. After 7 September 2016: £55 (full price)/£45 (concessions).

 Your registration will cover: exhibition entrance, 2 lunches, teas/coffees, welcome reception with canapes, programme.

Conference dinner: £30 – this will be an informal hog roast (vegetarian option available) + dessert + 2 drinks (more drink available at bar).

Coach for return trip (18 October) to Saffron Walden and Cambridge: £15

To register and pay online, visit: (Please click the following sequence: Conference and Events/ Faculty of Arts and Humanities/ Pacific Arts Association-Europe conference).

In case of questions, contact Lynne Crossland or Lisa Farrington: or +44(0)1603 592498. 



Sunday 16 October 2016

Venue: University of East Anglia, Norwich

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Julian Centre

From 10.00                 Registration at School Entrance of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

                                    Your registration badge will grant you free access to the Fiji exhibition which can be visited freely on Sunday between 10am and 7pm (please note that the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is closed on Monday).

10:30-11:15                 Tours of Fiji exhibition by curators, staggered every 15 minutes

10.45-11.30                 (Steven Hooper, Katrina Igglesden, Karen Jacobs)



 12.15-13.00                 Session 1: Fiji Collections Overseas (at Julian Centre)


 13.00- 14.00                Lunch in Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts        

 14.15-3:30                  Session 2: Fiji, canoes and seafaring (Panel 1)

15:30-16.00                 Tea/coffee

16.00-17:15                Session 3: Fiji, textiles and body adornments (Panel 2)

18:00-19.00                Exhibition open in Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

18:00-19:00                Welcome Reception at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (near to exhibition entrance)


19:00-22:00                Conference dinner at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts [separate cost]


Monday 17 October 2016


Venue: University of East Anglia, John Jarrold Suite at the UEA Sportspark


09:00                          Registration

09:10                           Session 4. Papers

10:45                          Tea/coffee       

11:15                          Session 5. Papers

12:50                          Lunch in John Jarrold Suite          

13:45                          Session 6. Papers

15:15                           Tea/coffee

15:45-17:15                Session 7. Papers

17.30- 18.15               Annual General Meeting of PAA-E

Sportspark café is open from 8am until 10pm


Tuesday 18 October 2016


Venue: Saffron Walden Museum and MAA, Cambridge

09:15                         Coach departs for Saffron Walden from Norwich (*Please note that spaces on the coach are limited and will need to be reserved. A separate charge will apply.)

10:30                           Arrival at Saffron Walden Museum (view collections in groups of 

10-15 people)                                                

12:30                           Depart from Saffron Walden to Cambridge

13:00                           Lunch in Cambridge (individual choice, cafés will be suggested)

14:00                           Arrival at Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge: delegates will visit museum stores in groups of maximum 15 people

16:00                          Close. People are free to travel from Cambridge