When the Reverend Thomas Burns sailed up the harbour in 1848 to establish a settlement in this land, there was a vision for the community.
That vision led to the establishment of churches, schools, welfare institutions, and a university. Some harsh judgments have been made about Burns, but are they fair? This presentation by Professor Murray Rae will explore the basis for Burns’ uncompromising determination, and his conviction.
|Date||Sunday, 3 February 2019|
|Time||2:00pm - 3:00pm|
|Department||Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies|
|Location||Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, Otago|