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Historical Imagination series
An informal public conversation series exploring creative responses to history and historical research. High profile artists, historians and curators invite listeners to understand and appreciate the dynamic connections between history and imagination.
Dr Margo Neale, Professor Peter Read and Sam Wagan Watson
Historical Imagination series, 4 November 2007
Poet and writer Sam Wagan Watson, historian and Indigenous biographer Peter Read and National Museum curator Margo Neale discuss Indigenous issues and the intersection between historical research and imagination.
Nicholas Drayson, novelist and Dr Libby Robin, National Museum of Australia
Historical Imagination series, 24 June 2007
Environmental historian Libby Robin and novelist Nicholas Drayson share an interest in nature and the history of science and discovery. They explore the dynamic relationship between historical evidence, recollections and the reconstruction of the past.
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.