Audio on demand
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.
Patsy Cameron, artist, writer, Aboriginal Elder and Inaugural member for Tasmania on the National Aboriginal Education Committee
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.
Dr Claudia Haake, La Trobe University; Dr John Minns, Australian National University
A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 13 November 2016
The great civilisations before the arrival of Columbus. Discover the stories of the Incas, Aztecs and the colonisation of Peru and New Spain (Mexico).
Now with transcripts
Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.
- 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
- Wires, wi-fi and the futureDr John O'Sullivan, former CSIRO engineer; Dr Terry Percival, former CSIRO research scientist