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Professor the Hon Kim Beazley AC
Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, 17 November 2009
Kim Beazley situates the 1948 Expedition in the context of postwar international relations.
Christopher Lloyd, University of New England
Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies conference, 9 November 2009
Christopher Lloyd explores and discusses the development, meaning, use, and usefulness of the concepts of ‘conquest’, ‘hybridity’, and ‘production regimes’ in the field of research into the history of settler/Indigenous relations and their consequences.
Anthea Gunn, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 14 October 2009
Curator Anthea Gunn talks about her research on the colonial settlement of Hobart and the expansion of Van Diemen’s Land in the early 1800s, as part of her work on the Creating a Country gallery.
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.
Laina Hall, Peter Lane and Susannah Helman
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 13 June 2009
Collector Peter Lane and curators Laina Hall and Susannah Helman discuss three stories from the Australian Journeys gallery: the emotional drama of convict tokens, Alexander Mussen’s redemption on the goldfields and Muriel McPhee’s secret trousseau.
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.
Collections 2009 series, 27 March 2009
Mary-Elizabeth Andrews examines an online exhibition about war brides at the Australian National Maritime Museum. She considers the use of objects, access, technical and moral concerns and how museums can reconnect with communities.
Dr Peter Stanley, National Museum of Australia
Historical Interpretation series, 31 August 2008
The story of one Australian platoon involved in the 1918 battle of Mont St Quentin, as told by historian Peter Stanley, who follows the 12 men throughout their lives.
Jennifer Wilson, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 8 August 2007
An original bamboo musical instrument made by Minh Tam Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee to Australia, illustrates a meeting of European and Asian traditions and a life changed by war, explains curator Jennifer Wilson.