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Andrew Anastasios and Dr Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios, authors, with Kylie Carman-Brown, National Museum of Australia
The Home Front lecture series, 11 June 2015
Andrew and Meaghan discuss the inspiration for The Water Diviner, their book which inspired the 2014 film about Gallipoli and grief. With an introduction from Kylie about the Museum’s exhibition The Home Front: Australia during the First World War.
Felicity Packard, screenwriter and lecturer, University of Canberra
Landmark Women, 17 April 2015
Felicity talks about her personal journey producing the Anzac Girls television series and the many unknown great deeds of women in the Great War.
Michelle Hetherington, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia
Landmark Women, 21 November 2014
Curator Michelle Hetherington discusses her life and her work researching and developing major exhibitions for the National Library of Australia and National Museum of Australia.
Joy flights, feats and disasters: A journey through 1920s and 1930s aviation in the National Historical Collection
Jennifer Wilson, National Museum of Australia with introduction by Kirsten Wehner
Curatorial research fellowship series, 18 July 2013
Curator Jennifer Wilson shares the stories of some rarely-seen aviation objects, from plane parts to photos, to illustrate the realities and romanticism of the foundation-era of Australian aviation.
Dr Ken Parry, Joyce Morgan and Dr Mike Pickering
22 June 2012
Ken Parry, ancient history scholar and Silk Road expert, and Sydney Morning Herald journalist Joyce Morgan, co-author of Journeys on the Silk Road, discuss the splendour and history of the Silk Road from before Genghis Khan to today.
Rhys Muldoon, Andrew Sayers and Michelle Hetherington
20 October 2010
Actor Rhys Muldoon, joined by the Director of the National Museum of Australia, Andrew Sayers, and curator of the Exploration and Endeavour exhibition bring to life the letters from the voyages of discovery to Australia.
Ms Orla Tunney, Brendon Kelson, Dr Richard Reid and Mathew Trinca
7 September 2010
Ms Orla Tunney from the Embassy of Ireland in Canberra launched Sinners, Saints and Settlers: A journey through Irish Australia, a book co-authored by Dr Richard Reid of the National Museum of Australia and photographer Brendon Kelson.
Deveni Temu, Prue Ahrens and Sioana Faupula
Vaka Moana series, 16 September 2009
Pacific scholars Deveni Temu, Prue Ahrens and Sioana Faupula explore the personal and historical accounts of lives lived with the sea, from early Indigenous populations and European venturers to contemporary travellers.
Kylie Moloney, Melanie Van Olffen and Matthew Spriggs
Vaka Moana series, 26 August 2009
Contemporary perspectives on Pacific Islander voyaging, investigating archaeological evidence and museum displays from Pacific scholars Kylie Moloney, Melanie Van Olffen and Matthew Spriggs.
Jonathan Ritchie, Deakin Unversity
Vaka Moana series, 22 July 2009
The history of trade, shipping, tourism and migration between the Pacific islands and Australia is explored by historian Jonathan Ritchie as part of Voyages of the Pacific Ancestors: Vaka Moana exhibition.