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Rome: City and Empire 20 Sep 2018

Directors in conversation

British Museum director Hartwig Fischer and National Museum director Mathew Trinca on contemporary issues facing museums in the international arena.
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Presenters: Hartwig Fischer and Mathew Trinca

Pride and Prejudice

Forty years after the first Sydney mardi gras and months after Australia achieved marriage equality, we consider whether Australia has reached the end of the rainbow. Or has the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights just begun?
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Presenters: Michael Kirby, Robyn Laverack, Jordan Raskopoulos, Shirleene Robinson, Cathy Van Extel
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Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textiles

In this lecture, Christina Sumner draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, 'So That You Might Know Each Other'.
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Presenters: Christina Sumner
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So That You Might Know Each Other

Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.
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Presenters: Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban
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