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Jane James Talk 'From Pussia with Love'


 ADDING VALUE TO YOUR BUSINESS From Prussia with Love ……                         

 the relevance to customers and visitors to the Adelaide Hills

 Speaker: Emeritus Professor Jane James

Thursday May 24 at 6pm With drinks and nibbles

In the Adelaide Hills, tangible heritage came from Prussia, with love... and that heritage was added to the natural landscape of the Hills that evolved over 800 million years, where the topography supports animals and plants unique to this southern continent, in a place where you can see wildlife, in the wild.

The earliest cultural stories are those of the Aboriginal Peramangk people who have lived and traded through the Adelaide Hills for thousands of years. The ‘discovery’ of Australia in the 1800’s began a European impact that led to a cultural landscape influenced initially by the English and French, followed by ‘push’ and ‘pull’ migration from Prussia in the mid-1800’s.

Visitors to the Adelaide Hills will see evidence from those Prussians who came, with love - none more so than in Hahndorf.

Bio of presenter Emeritus Professor Jane James: Jane will show how integrated regional interpretation plans for the Adelaide Hills and for the history and heritage of Hahndorf results in memorable visitor experiences, substantial community pride and positive economic impact. Emeritus Professor Jane James ran the award-winning tourism degrees at Flinders University, South Australia for 17 years. As an interpretation consultant, she specialises in           interpretive planning and training, working with tourism, heritage curators, natural area managers and cellar doors to identify their point of difference and their target markets and then telling their story - really well.

Jane has been a Board member of the South Australian Tourism Commission, Chair of the National Parks and Wildlife Council, a Member of the State Heritage Council, and Deputy Presiding Member of the Adelaide Parklands Authority. Jane was appointed to Hahndorf Academy Board in 2016.

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Earlier Event: 20 May
Pioneer Women's Trail Walk