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Eric Richards, Flinders University, Adelaide
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 1 July 2011
Eric Richards examines the reciprocal relationship between Ireland and the Australian colonies and looks at such questions as what characteristics and qualities did Irish immigrants embody and how selectively did the colonies draw on these immigrants.
Dr Perry McIntyre, historian and genealogist
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 29 June 2011
In the genealogical rush to return to Ireland and where our ancestors were from, records of their lives in Australia were sometimes overlooked. Perry will outline key documents which provide clues to finding ancestral spots in Ireland.
Brad Argent, Ancestry.com.au
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 16 June 2011
Brad outlines what’s on the Ancestry.com.au website and how to get the best out of it. He’ll also talk about other free online databases that could enhance your family history research without breaking the bank.
Daniel Gilbert, Simon Crean, Frances Fitzgerald, Tom Keneally and Andrew Sayers
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 16 March 2011
Author Tom Keneally officially launches the National Museum’s new exhibition about the Irish contribution to Australia. Includes a performance by the Alan Kelly Quartet and speeches by the Federal Arts Minister and new Irish children’s minister.
Anne-Marie Conde, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 9 June 2010
Curator Anne-Marie Conde shares her work developing an exhibit on Bendigo as part of the gold module for the Landmarks: People and Places across Australia gallery, covering in particular the development of the Chinese community from the 1850s.
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.
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.
Dr Michael Cathcart, University of Melbourne and Dr Martha Sear, National Museum of Australia
Collections 2009 series, 27 March 2009
Historian Michael Cathcart critiques the new Australian Journeys gallery, which traces Australia’s interconnections with the world. Exhibition curator Martha Sear responds, in a discussion chaired by museum general manager Louise Douglas.
Dr Richard Reid, National Museum of Australia and Brendon Kelson
Historical Interpretation series, 15 March 2009
Researcher, author and Irishman Richard Reid and photographer Brendon Kelson examine the role of the Irish in Australia, to be featured in a forthcoming National Museum book, The Scattered Children of St Patrick.