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Why Gallipoli? An Enduring Conversation


Sun 17 May 2015, 1:45pm–3:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Why is the Gallipoli campaign so dear to New Zealand and Australia? A panel of historians discuss what’s real and what’s myth with Radio New Zealand's Kim Hill.


Dr Christopher Pugsley – authority on New Zealanders at war and Exhibition Historical Director for Gallipoli: The scale of our war

Sean Brosnahan – curator for the exhibition Dunedin’s Great War at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

Dr Gavin McLean – expert on maritime warfare and Senior Historian at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Conflict and Identity

This session is part of Te Papa’s Conflict and Identity research programme to commemorate the centenary of World War I.

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