Mrs. Vane Seruvakula
Discipline/Centre/Institute: Oceania Centre of Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies
Email address: Vane.email@example.com
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