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Dr Margo Neale, National Museum of Australia
1 December 2010
Margo talks about the new exhibition of Aboriginal artworks sent from Catholic missions in the north and west of Australia to the Vatican that recently opened at the Vatican’s Ethnological Museum and coincided with the canonisation of St Mary MacKillop.
John Archer, writer
4 March 2010
John Archer shares his experience of travelling the world recording the stories, legends, myths and rituals of cultures that revere water.
The forbidden gaze: The 1948 Wubarr ceremony performed for the American–Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
Dr Murray Garde, University of Melbourne
Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, 19 November 2009
Murray Garde considers the Wubarr ceremony performed in 1948 and examines the tangled cross-cultural politics of non-Aboriginal involvement in secret Aboriginal religious ceremonies in Western Arnhem Land.
Geoff Buchanan, Australian National University
Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies conference, 10 November 2009
Are the Dreaming and the Market mutually exclusive? In economics as in anthropology, ‘animal spirits’ are understood to influence outcomes. Geoff Buchanan explores the hybrid economy (customary, market and state) in the context of caring for country.
Professor Claire Smith, Flinders University and Dr Peter Stanley, National Museum of Australia
Sites of Memory symposium, 28 August 2009
The spiritual significance and memorialisation of place are explored by archaeologist Claire Smith, examining Aboriginal sacred sites, and by historian Peter Stanley’s research into the Mont St Quentin battlefield.
Professor Neil Ormerod, Australian Catholic University
Charles Darwin series, 26 February 2009
Theologian Neil Ormerod examines debates over creationism, creation science and intelligent design, and how they muddied the waters of what was held in the Catholic Encyclopedia over 100 years ago regarding the theory of evolution.