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An evolving collection of recordings of key past and current lectures, forums and symposiums held at the National Museum of Australia – listen to them anywhere, anytime, or subscribe to our podcast service.
Michael Kirby AC CMG, Robyn Laverack, Jordan Raskopoulos, Dr Shirleene Robinson, Cathy Van Extel
Defining Moments in Australian History, 1 June 2018
Forty years after the first Sydney mardi gras and months after Australia achieved marriage equality, we consider whether Australia has reached the end of the rainbow. Or has the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights just begun?
Christina Sumner OAM, weaver, teacher and former curator at the Powerhouse Museum
Textiles play a central role in Islamic society, and reflect the enduring richness of Islamic culture. This lecture draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’.
Now with transcripts
Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.
- So That You Might Know Each OtherMuhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban, Bluestar Intercultural Centre
- Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textilesChristina Sumner OAM, weaver, teacher and former curator at the Powerhouse Museum
- In conversation with the Hon John HowardFormer prime minister John Howard, Howard Library director Professor Tom Frame and National Museum director Mathew Trinca