Mrs. Vane Seruvakula

Discipline/Centre/Institute: Oceania Centre of Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies

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Extension number: 32175

Expertise / Activities: Cultural Heritage Advisor

Educational Background/ Qualifications: 

Masters in Cultural Heritage

Post Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage

Bachelor of Built Environment, Landscape Architecture

Biography: I started my career as a Draftsperson with the Architects Section of Public Works in 1992-2006 then transferred to the Department of Culture and Heritage, Culture and Arts, as the World Heritage Project Officer in 2007-2011. One of the highlights of my career, when I was  part of the Team that write the Nomination Document for the World Heritage Listing of Levuka Historical Port Town, as Fiji’s first World Heritage Site.

Research Interests: World Heritage. Traditional knowledge, Cultural Landscapes, Heritage Buildings Conservation

Awards: Best Researcher (Projects) for the year 2017 (FNU)

Publications & Presentations: 

Department of National Heritage 2011, Levuka Historical Port Town Nomination Document.

Department of National Heritage 2011, Levuka Historical Port Town Management Plan.

Understanding, Appreciating and Preserving Vatukoula’s Mining Heritage – ‘Cultural Landscape’- Presentation

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