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Canberra Archaeological Society, 15 November 2017
Anthropologist Amy Way examines the human occupation and environmental prehistory of Lake George, a massive, resource-rich, upland freshwater lake that is unique in Australia, in an attempt to discover more about prehistoric foraging.
Archaeologist Dr Oliver Macgregor
Canberra Archaeological Society, 18 October 2017
The lessons learnt from shipwrecks, collapsed buildings and disasters such as the Avianca air crash are surprisingly useful for understanding how prehistoric artisans produced flaked stone tools.
Storyteller and curator Elizabeth Burness
Canberra Archaeological Society, 20 September 2017
Archaeological finds and stories from the Tuggeranong Schoolhouse in Canberra’s south, from its evolution in the 1870s to its time as private residence and museum.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Paul Donnelly, Sydney University Museums; Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University; Dr Lily Withycombe, National Museum of Australia
From Alexander to Augustus: how Greece and Rome conquered the known world.
Dr Stephen Bourke, University of Sydney and Dr Luis Siddall, University of London and Macquarie University
An insight into the early cities and civilisations of the first millenniums.
Dr Mary-Jane Mountain, retired archaeologist
Landmark Women, 16 May 2014
Mary-Jane talks about her 57 years as an archaeologist covering her experiences both teaching at universities in the United Kingdom, Papua New Guinea and Australia and conducting fieldwork while completing her PhD in a remote PNG village.
Libby Robin, Jay Arthur, Allan Whiting, Diana James and Tom Griffiths
Compleat Archaeologist: Mike Smith, desert archaeology and museums, 8 February 2013
This session reflected on the speakers’ travels by camels and in four-wheel drives as well as work with Dr Mike Smith in deserts and museums as well as the partnerships Mike formed with artists and Indigenous communities.