The popular Experts at the Palace lecture series will explore the history and places of Hawaii’s monarchy period during its 2010 season. The lectures will be held weekly from 12 – 1 p.m. on Thursdays from January 14 – February 18 in the Old Archives Building on ‘Iolani Palace Grounds. The lectures are free and open to the public.
The experts and their topics will be:
Jan. 14: Spencer Leineweber, Rituals of Place: Palaces of the Kamehameha Monarchy
Jan. 21: Stuart Ching, ‘Iolani Palace and the British Country House
Jan. 28: Yongthanit Pimosatheoan, A Compromise of East and West: King Rama V and the Design of Chakkri Throne Hall in the Grand Place, Bangkok
Feb. 4: Nikluas Schweizer, The Military Forces of King Kalākaua’s Reign
Feb. 11: Neil Dukas, Kalākaua’s Foreign Policy
Feb. 18: Nanette Napoleon, The Royal Mausoleum
Experts at the Palace is organized by the Historic Preservation Graduate Certificate Program of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and is co-sponsored by Historic Hawai‘i Foundation and the Friends of ‘Iolani Palace. This year will be the 23rd season for the series.