Summit heading

Powerpoint presentations

Session 1: Keynote address

  • Welcome: Prof Johann Kirsten: Chair, KDF
  • Introduction of Keynote speaker: Dr David Morris (KDF)
  • Keynote address: Prof Nigel Penn, UCT: “Encounters with the unknown, 1760-1860”
  • Doreen Atkinson: Ancestral journeys: Key sites along the route

Session 2: The Prehistory of the Route: Fossils and Early Civilisations

Session 3: Early Explorations and Encounters along the Route

Session 4: Our towns and their origins (1)

Session 5: Our towns and their origins (2)

Session 6: Building the Forgotten Highway Route

See more about Fogotten Highway Route

Other useful documents



Any queries can be directed to Prof Doreen Atkinson,, or whatsapp 071 401 2583.