Doctoral candidate wins an Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

12 November 2009

Georgina with a traditional Apsara dancer in front of Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia; Apsara dancers perform Cambodia's classical dance or ballet, which is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity under the Intangible Heritage Convention.

Sydney Law School extends its congratulations to Georgina Lloyd (BSc 2004, MEL 2005) on winning an Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to continue her work in intangible heritage law in Cambodia.

In response to the achievement, Georgina said, "I wish to thank the Law School for its support in my application of this fellowship and I look forward to collaborating further with Heritage Watch, UNESCO and the University of Sydney to research the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Cambodia.

"At present, I intend to commence the postdoctoral fellowship in the first six months of 2010."

Georgina is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Law School under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Ben Boer.

Her thesis is entitled, Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage - Law and Policy: A case study of Angkor.

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