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Appendix 6 (page 1 of 3) - Conferences, forums, seminars and lectures conducted by the National Museum of Australia July 2004 - June 2005

Date Program Speaker/Presenter Title/Description
1 July Forum Speakers included Elizabeth Kelly, a/g CEO, ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety; Hilary Charlesworth, Director, Centre for International and Public Law, Australian National University; Nicola Roxon, MP, Shadow Attorney General and Professor Michael Coper, Centre for International and Public Law, Australian National University Australia's First Bill of Rights: A Forum on the National Implications of the ACT Human Rights Act 2004 (with the Australian National University)
3 July Seminar Speakers included Joan Beaumont, Professor of History, Dean of Faculty of Arts, Deakin University; Dr Ilma O'Brien, Director, Italian Australia Records Project, Department of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University and Dr Martin Crotty, Lecturer, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and the Classics, University of Queensland War and Citizenship in 20th-Century Australia (with Victoria University and the National Archives of Australia)
4 July Forum Speakers included Dr Ilma O'Brien, Director, Italian Australia Records Project, Department of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University; Francesca Merenda, Mark Schuster and Tony Pagliaro Stories of Internment (with Victoria University and the National Archives of Australia)
4 July Seminar Jimmy Little, musician and Rhoda Roberts, journalist and actor Celebrating Australians Series
8 July Lecture Michael Pickering, Repatriation Program Director, National Museum of Australia Stories of Indigenous Repatriation
20 July Lecture Jampa Tashi, Gyuto Elder, Gyuto Monks of Tibet
Facing Our Fears
21 July Lecture Jampa Tashi, Gyuto Elder, Gyuto Monks of Tibet Healing the World
23 July Lecture Dr Mathieu O'Neil, Visiting Fellow, Centre for New Media Arts, Australian National University

"re:mixing// net:working// anti:capital" (with the Australian National University)

1 August Lecture Dr John Long, Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology, Western Australian Museum Australia's Fascinating Megafauna: Old Tales and New Discoveries
Date Program Speaker/Presenter Title/Description
4-5 August Forum Speakers included Professor Jay Gitlin, Deputy Director, Howard R Lamar Centre for the Study of Frontiers and Borders, Yale University; Professor Ann McGrath, Director, Australian Centre for Indigenous History, Australian National University; Professor Clara Sue Kidwell, Director, Native American Studies Program, University of Oklahoma; Dr Michael Dral, Yale Group for Study of Native Americans, Yale University; Professor Clara Sue Kidwell, Director, Native American Studies Program, University of Oklahoma and Associate Professor Nancy Shoemaker, History, University of Connecticut Narrating Frontier Families in Australia and North America (with the Australian National University and Yale University)
7 August Lecture Dr Julie Gough, Tasmanian Aboriginal Visual Artist and Curator Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Victoria History and Memory: Reflections in My Installation Art
7 August Lecture Taraba (Vernon Graham) The Tasmanian Toolkit
8 August Lecture Phyliss Pitchford, Tasmanian elder Politics and Poetry: 'We're Here' and Other Poems
8 August Lecture Vicki Couzens, artist Possum Skin Cloaks: A Gunditjmara Story
8 August Lecture Rodney Dillon, ATSIC Commissioner To Practice Your Culture: It's a Birthright
10 August Lecture and tour Guy Hansen, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia Royal Romance
11 August Panel discussion Gordon Beattie, Festivals and Events Association

The Use of Events in the Animation of Attractions

12 August Lecture Jon McCormack, Senior Lecturer Centre for Electronic Media Art, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University Between Born and Made: The Evolution of Artificial Life Art (with the Centre of New Media Arts, the Australian National University)
13 August Lecture and films Lightning's Angels: Peter McLeish, Canadian multimedia artist and director Scinema Film Festival (with CSIRO)
13 August Forum Speakers included Nick Walker, Managing Director, Australian Scholarly Publishing; Dr Rosanne Kennedy, Senior Lecturer, Graduate Program in Women's Studies Convenor Australian National University; Deborah Wyatt, Senior Editor, Blackwell Publishing; Dr Jacqueline Lo, English and Theatre Studies, Australian National University; Ian Templeman, Head of Publishing, Pandanus Books; and Carol Davidson, Random House. Phillipa McGuinness, UNSW Press The Art of Publication: A Symposium on Academic Publishing (with the Australian National University)
Date Program Speaker/Presenter Title/Description
14 August Forum Jane Clifton, ABC Radio National Quizmistress; Sarah Brooker, freelance science communicator; Julian Cribb, Director Julian Cribb and Associates; Richard Jefferson, CAMBIA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Amber Beavis, Lecturer, Australian National University School of Botany and Zoology Faculty of Science; Graham Durant, Director, Questacon and Craig Cormick, Manager, Public Awareness Biotechnology Australia The Famous Radio National Quiz: Biotechnology and Adventures in Science (with the Australian Science Festival)
16 August Forum Sandy McCutcheon, Australia Talks Back; Dr Diane Van Den Broek, Lecturer, University of Sydney; Dr Richard Jones, Chief Scientist, Distillery and Dr Roger Clarke, Visiting Fellow, Australian National University Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Australia Talks Back: Spy Society (with the Australian Science Festival and ABC Radio National)
20 August Forum Speakers included Julie McCrossin, ABC Radio National; Jack Waterford, Editor in Chief, Canberra Times; Richard Eckersley, National Centre for Epidemiology; Kerrie Arabena, Head of ACT Sexual Health and Family Planning; Richard Spencer, CEO, The Benevolent Society and Dr Louise Newman, Director, NSW Institute of Psychiatry Strong Stuff: What Makes a Resilient Community? (with the Australian Science Festival and ABC Radio National)
30 August Launch Emma Baldock, Mothercraft Launch of GrandParents ACT and Region's website and resource kit
30 August Lecture Professor Sir Michael Berry, Royal Society Research Professor, Bristol University, UK Making Light of Mathematics (with the Australian National University)