Prof Catherine Bachleda, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gibraltar, will be welcoming the speakers and attendees. This will be followed by the official opening of the conference by the Hon Prof John Cortes, Minister for the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage and Culture.
The three-day programme will feature talks from renowned academics from the United Kingdom, the United States, Switzerland, Israel, Malta, France, Spain and Portugal but also includes leading researchers from the Gibraltar National Museum: Beacon Professor Prof Clive Finlayson, University Research Fellow Prof Geraldine Finlayson, Research Associate Dr Stewart Finlayson and Senior Research Associate Dr Alex Menez. Dr Darren Fa, Director of Academic Programmes and Research at the University of Gibraltar will also be delivering a talk on 21st September titled The Great Siege as a Tipping Point for ‘Fortress Gibraltar’.
The University is proud to host this important event, providing an unparalleled opportunity to engage with world-leading specialists in History and Heritage. Read the full programme here.
For further information please visit the Gibraltar National Museum website.
Register now to secure your place at the conference. Registration is free for local residents wishing to attend. A registration fee is payable by non-residents.