note the AOC Deadline for Abstracts (and early-bird registration) is 31 August.
Below is a copy of text previously distributed to those who have expressed
interest in participation in the “Austral Indigenous Ornithology”
symposium or ethnoornithology in general.
Robert Gosford by return email if you are interested in participation or have
any queries about the symposium. We have had a reasonable response to date and look
forward to receiving those ‘last-minute’ abstracts and poster
proposals prior to August 31.
free to forward this email to those you think may be interested in
forward all Abstracts and Poster proposals by return email. This will allow
them to be collated prior to submission to the AOC 2005 organisers. Please make
sure your Abstract meets the requirements (see link below) of the AOC 2005
for your interest.
Gosford & Sonia Tidemann
Indigenous Ornithology co-organisers
Further to my previous emails of early May and
July , please find attached the DRAFT text of the proposed “Austral
Indigenous Ornithology Symposium” submission to go to the organisers of
AOC 2005. The outline of this proposal has been developed in consultation with
Sonia Tidemann, Glenn Wightman and others. Please feel free to make comments or
suggestion that might improve the content of this submission or address any
issues we have missed.
Please note the requirements for abstract
submission as provided by the AOC organisers.
I have also sent this email to others who have
previously expressed interest in this topic and may now want to submit an
abstract or pass this on to someone who may be interest in this Symposium.
Birds Australia information on AOC 2005
and past conference abstracts are available at: http://www.birdsaustralia.com.au/aoc/index.html
The AOC 2005 conference website, with links to
abstract requirements etc is at: http://www.osnz.org.nz/aocsymposia.htm
The symposium has been listed in the Scientific
Programme as awaiting confirmation: http://www.osnz.org.nz/aocsciprog.htm
For some insights into recent NZ
ethnoornithological research, information on the ‘Tïtï (sooty shearwater)
collaborative research project studying Maori harvesting of this traditional
resource is available at: http://www.otago.ac.nz/titi/default.html
and the proceedings of an earlier (2000) conference (Hui) on kaitiakitanga
(environmental management) of tïtï and other customary use of wildlife and
plants are available at: http://www.otago.ac.nz/titi/hui/Main/default.htm
Please forward this email to anyone,
particularly students and field researchers, that you think might be interested
in this symposium, the AOC generally or may be interested in making a poster
Thank you again for your time and I look
forward to the receipt of your queries, comments and suggestions where you feel
it would be helpful.