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Judith Brett, award-winning author, leading political thinker and Emeritus Professor of politics at La Trobe University
28 February 2018
An exploration of the political achievements and the inner spiritual life of early Australian prime minister Alfred Deakin.
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 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.
Professor Howard Morphy, Australian National University with an introduction by Genevieve Jacobs, 666 ABC Canberra
Old Masters exhibtion lecture series, 3 April 2014
Anthropologist Howard Morphy explores the cultural patterns and multi-layered meanings behind the bark paintings on show in Old Masters.
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.