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Professor Ken Baldwin, Geoff Bartram, Duncan Chessell, Patrick Cullinan, Lincoln Hall, Greg Mortimer and Zac Zaharias
11 October 2009
Leading Australian mountaineers reflect on their Himalayan and broader climbing experiences, on the 25th anniversary of the first Australians climbing Mount Everest.
Professor Deborah Bird Rose, William Fox, Professor Tom Griffiths, Roger Hillman, Mandy Martin, Kate Rigby, Dr Libby Robin, Professor Will Steffen, Dr Carolyn Strange, Thom Van Dooren
11 June 2009
Fears around global warming are explored through different mediums by a group of artists, poets, dancers, singers, scientists, film makers, historians, creative writers and cultural theorists.
Matthew Higgins, National Museum of Australia
Historical Interpretation series, 15 April 2009
Curator Matthew Higgins talks about his book Rugged Beyond Imagination, which explores how people including stockmen, skiers, scientists and surveyors have shaped and been shaped by the Australian alpine environment.
Peter Cundall, ABC TV with Stephen Munro, National Museum of Australia
Eternity series, 3 April 2009
Horticulturalist and television personality Peter Cundall shares his unexpected life story, his passion for gardening and his thoughts on life, love and the environment with curator Stephen Munro.
Dr Libby Robin, National Museum of Australia
Historical Interpretation series, 29 October 2008
Environmental historian Libby Robin talks about the uses of environmental history in museums in Australia and New Zealand as a bridge between the traditions of natural and social history.
Historical Interpretation series, 25 May 2008
American writer and scholar William Fox discusses his research into how humans transform land into landscape, terrain into territory, and space into place, during his time as a Visiting Fellow at the National Museum’s Centre for Historical Research.
Dr Paul Tranter, Australian Defence Force Academy
27 October 2007
Geographer Paul Tranter critiques the movie Monsters, Inc. in an entertaining examination of the serious issue of making cities safe, fun and connective for kids. He suggests changes to urban form and transport, neighbourhood design and social values.
Robyn Davidson and Dr Mike Smith, National Museum of Australia
Historical Interpretation series, 16 September 2007
Adventurer and author Robyn Davidson joins desert archaeologist Mike Smith for a discussion about her travels in Australia, India, China and Tibet, and 30 years since the publication of her Making Tracks book.
Nicholas Drayson, novelist and Dr Libby Robin, National Museum of Australia
Historical Imagination series, 24 June 2007
Environmental historian Libby Robin and novelist Nicholas Drayson share an interest in nature and the history of science and discovery. They explore the dynamic relationship between historical evidence, recollections and the reconstruction of the past.
Dr Tom Darragh, Museum Victoria
Ludwig Leichhardt series, 15 June 2007
Tom Darragh uses Ludwig Leichhardt’s diaries to show the skill and accuracy with which the explorer and naturalist recorded scientific observations and information about plants and geological specimens, in terminology which is still used today.