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Conferences and seminars

Events held in 2009

Barks, Birds and Billabongs: Exploring the legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition

16-20 November 2009

A five-day symposium revisiting this landmark international venture and exploring the vast collections with an emphasis on Indigenous perspectives.

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Online information about the symposium

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Violent Ends: The Arts of Environmental Anxiety

11 June 2009

Fears around global warming were explored through different mediums by a group of artists, poets, dancers, singers, scientists, film makers, historians, creative writers and cultural theorists.

Online web feature

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