An evolving collection of recordings of key past and current lectures, forums and symposiums held at the National Museum of Australia – listen to them anywhere, anytime, or subscribe to our podcast service.

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Rise of the empires

Dr Paul Donnelly, Sydney University Museums; Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University; Dr Lily Withycombe, National Museum of Australia

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 16 October 2016

From Alexander to Augustus: how Greece and Rome conquered the known world.

archaeology, museums

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New Encounters Patsy Cameron presentation

Patsy Cameron, artist, writer, Aboriginal Elder and Inaugural member for Tasmania on the National Aboriginal Education Committee

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 16 March 2016

Patsy Cameron grew up on Flinders Island and traces her Tasmanian Aboriginal heritage through her mother’s line to four ancestral grandmothers. She examines JS Prout’s portraits of Aboriginal people at Wybalenna, Flinders Island, in 1845.

collection, indigenous, museums

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Now with transcripts

Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.

  • Rise of the empiresDr Paul Donnelly, Sydney University Museums; Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University; Dr Lily Withycombe, National Museum of Australia
  • Cradle of civilisationDr Stephen Bourke, University of Sydney and Dr Luis Siddall, University of London and Macquarie University
  • New Encounters Patsy Cameron presentationPatsy Cameron, artist, writer, Aboriginal Elder and Inaugural member for Tasmania on the National Aboriginal Education Committee
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