Talanoa 2019

Event Details

SAVE THE DATE | Talanoa Conference 2019
Friday 15 & Saturday 16 March 2019
Venue: The Centre for Ministry, 16 Masons Drive North Parramatta

KEEP UP TO DATE | Tell Me More: Email us at niukainga2018@gmail.com and we will ensure that you receive the latest updates from the event organising committee such as the official schedule, accommodation offers, speakers, presenters and opportunities to engage and participate in the event.

TALANOA 2019 THEMES | The event will explore that intersection of the two meanings of the term “Te Kainga” and what that might contribute to the anchoring, as well as the inspiring of Talanoa and Moana people. In iKiribati the term ‘Te kainga’ has two meanings (1) extended family (similar to aiga in Tuvaluan and Samoan) and (2) land, a specific piece of land from the ancestors, passed on from generation to generation. When someone says that they have ‘kainga’, it means that they have relations and ancestral land. To have ‘kainga’ is to be related, to be settled and to be at home.

CALL FOR PAPERS | If you have already submitted a paper or would like to do so please contact the committee via niukainga2018@gmail.com.

PARTICIPANTS | How to secure my place? More information on how to register, will be available in October 2018 – so please email us at niukainga2018@gmail.com to receive the latest updates on Talanoa 2019.

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email our organising team via niukainga2018@gmail.com or call Uniting Mission & Education to speak with an event coordinator on (20) 8838 8900.

Our organising team | Maria Tiimob Chi Fang, ‘Ofa Foi’akau, Sam Sadrada, Virginia Helu, Joseph Sikulu, Lisa King, Autama Iese, Fie Marino, Tau’alofa Anga’aelangi

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