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Defining Moments millennials panel discussion

Writer André Dao, businesswoman and young entrepreneur Holly Ransom, historian Frank Bongiorno, author Dr Jennifer Rayner and Yuin and Ngarigo woman Tamika Townsend with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay

Defining Moments in Australian History, 26 July 2017

Are millennials history or history in the making? What does their future hold for these young people who have grown up in the final decades of the 20th century and what will be their legacy?

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culture, history, media

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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?

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history, indigenous, politics

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Today’s Ngunawal culture and country: archaeology from an Aboriginal perspective

Wally Bell, Ngunawal elder

Canberra Archaeological Society, 19 April 2017

Wally Bell on keeping cultural and spiritual elements alive when dealing with a very scientific approach to archaeology on his country.

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Canberra, archaeology, environment, indigenous

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The cultural riches of ancient south-east Australia

Archaeologist Dr Josephine Flood

Canberra Archaeological Society, 15 March 2017

Human occupation, artefacts, plants and animals including bogong moths in a history of archaeological excavations in the south-eastern highlands of the ACT and NSW, from Cloggs Cave, to Birrigai and Bogong Cave.

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archaeology, environment, history

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Wires, wi-fi and the future

Dr John O'Sullivan, former CSIRO engineer; Dr Terry Percival, former CSIRO research scientist

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 9 December 2016

The co-founders of wi-fi on its creation and how it has changed the way we think, work, live and play.

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history, science

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In conversation with David Morrison, Australian of the Year 2016

Equality advocate and former army chief David Morrison AO with ABC presenter Jane Hutcheon

Australian of the Year conversations, 20 November 2016

Tough-as-nails former Chief of Army David Morrison reflects on his time as Australian of the Year. He received the top national award for his commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

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military

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Trading tales of the silk road

Professor Alison Betts, University of Sydney

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 18 November 2016

The story of the Silk Roads from prehistory to the Han and Roman empires.

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archaeology, history

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Before the new world

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).

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culture, history

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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.

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archaeology, museums

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Cradle of civilisation

Dr Stephen Bourke, University of Sydney and Dr Luis Siddall, University of London and Macquarie University

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 14 October 2016

An insight into the early cities and civilisations of the first millenniums.

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archaeology, museums

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