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Dr Margo Neale, Indigenous Advisor to the Director, National Museum of Australia
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 27 October 2017
Lead curator Margo Neale on the fascinating story of how the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters came into being, over a period of more than five years.
Writer, broadcaster and social commentator Jane Caro; journalist, broadcaster and author Julia Baird; historian Michelle Arrow; and lawyer and constitutional reform expert Shireen Morris; with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
Defining Moments in Australian History, 26 August 2017
What role have women played in defining Australian culture and identity? Are we progressing as a nation or are there still areas for improvement in closing the gender gap? Recorded as part of the Canberra Writers Festival.
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?
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).
Christine Waring, milliner
Landmark Women, 23 October 2015
Christine describes her love of hats, learning and teaching millinery, opening her studio and working in Australia and overseas. Includes an appraisal of the latest fashion hats and accessories.
Dr Melinda Hinkson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University
15 October 2014
Anthropologist and curator Melinda Hinkson reflects on the process of introducing an important collection of crayon drawings, six decades after they were made, to the descendants of their makers in the Northern Territory.
Dr David Hansen, Senior Researcher, Sotheby's Australia
Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014
David talks about the collections of pastoralist Frederic Bonney, including the remarkable drawings of Panga, whose work is a valuable record of life on the Paroo River from an Indigenous stationhand with traditional knowledge.
Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, CARE Australia
Landmark Women, 27 June 2014
Julia discusses her life and work around themes of poverty, aid and development, gender equality and women’s empowerment, and her pursuit of data and evidence as a trained scientist.
Dr Luke Taylor, Australian National University, with an introduction by Genevieve Jacobs, 666 ABC Canberra
Old Masters exhibtion lecture series, 5 June 2014
Anthropologist and author Luke Taylor examines how the different schools of bark painting in western Arnhem Land on show in the Old Masters exhibition transformed the way that Yolnyu people represent their world.
Dr Kirsten Wehner, National Museum of Australia, and Robyn Archer, Creative Director, Centenary of Canberra
Critical Undercurrents - a One River symposium, 25 August 2013
Robyn outlines how she conceived One River as a means to recognise and explore Canberra’s status as the largest city in the Murray-Darling Basin and then Kirsten outlines how One River has been flowing through the National Museum of Australia.