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Ruth Pearce, former Australian diplomat
Landmark Women, 15 November 2013
Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.
Elizabeth Reid AO, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
Landmark Women, 18 October 2013
Elizabeth is a development practitioner, feminist and academic with a distinguished career in national and international public service and was appointed the world’s first advisor on women’s affairs by the Labor Government of Gough Whitlam in 1973.
Professor Rae Frances, Monash University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 24 September 2013
Throughout Australia, the women of 1913 were fighting to have their voices heard. Professor Rae Frances tells their story and outlines how women pursued their dreams of equality between the sexes.
Catriona Jackson, Science and Technology Australia
Landmark Women, 19 July 2013
Science and Technology Australia chief executive officer Catriona Jackson speaks about her career in politics, public affairs, tertiary education and journalism, in this Friends of the National Museum series.
Donna Lee Brien, Marion Halligan, Janet Jeffs and Dr Adele Wessell
6 March 2011
Women are strongly represented in Australia’s food industry as producers, chefs, cookbook authors and creative writers. Chef Janet Jeffs, novelist Marion Halligan and food historians Adele Wessell and Donna Lee Brien explore women’s stories about food.
Maria Nugent, National Museum of Australia
Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies conference, 9 November 2009
Maria Nugent explores the 130-year-long practice of shell-working by Aboriginal women at La Perouse in Sydney’s south, and how the makers have been able to create or find new markets by adapting their products to appeal to new customers.
Djon Mundine, Campbelltown Arts Centre
Emily Kame Kngwarreye series, 22 August 2008
Indigenous art curator Djon Mundine examines the art of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, drawing parallels with other late-style female artists to deepen the understanding of Emily and her work beyond the local perspective.
Professor Alistair Thomson, Monash University
Historical Interpretation series, 9 July 2008
Oral historian Alistair Thomson explores the experience of migration to Australia in the 1950s and 1960s, through the eyes and life stories of four British women, during his time as a Director’s Fellow at the National Museum of Australia.
June Barker, Esther Carroll, Olive Campbell, Barbara McDonogh, Suzanne Ingram, Professor John Maynard, Barbara Nicholson and Dianne O'Brien
9 July 2008
Historian John Maynard leads an informal discussion with some of the original political activists from the Indigenous protests of the 1920s and 1930s, as part of the National Museum’s celebration of the 70th anniversary of the 1938 Day of Mourning.
Dr Lenore Coltheart, political historian, and author Frank Moorhouse
Historical Imagination series, 20 May 2007
The convergence of history and fiction and the power of archives and objects to inform their work on Australian women and the League of Nations is explored by political historian Lenore Coltheart and author Frank Moorhouse.