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Defining Moments 1967 referendum panel discussion

Member for Barton Linda Burney, Prof John Maynard from the University of Newcastle, NPY Women’s Council chief executive Andrea Mason and Aboriginal rights activist Ray Peckham with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay

Defining Moments in Australian History, 24 May 2017

Fifty years after this landmark event, has change truly come for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, or is it coming still?

history, indigenous, politics

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

  • Defining Moments 1967 referendum panel discussionMember for Barton Linda Burney, Prof John Maynard from the University of Newcastle, NPY Women’s Council chief executive Andrea Mason and Aboriginal rights activist Ray Peckham with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
  • 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
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