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6 Sep 2019   Podcast

Winter Tales with Margy Burn

Librarian Margy Burn shares experiences acquiring rare and unique collections during her career at the National

The End of Mass Media - Recording with Sam Lebovic
12 Aug 2019   Podcast

The End of Mass Media (Starring Rupert Murdoch)

Sam Lebovic will explore the transnational history of media deregulation in the age of cable and

12 Aug 2019   Podcast

Intergenerational memory in Australian Families

With the recent boom in family history research, many Australians are discovering that long-held family myths

The Best of the Bulletin Cartoonists with Dr Guy Hansen
12 Aug 2019   Podcast

The Best of The Bulletin Cartoonists

Using examples of cartoons displayed in the Inked exhibition, Dr Guy Hansen will provide a short

5 Jul 2019   Podcast

NAIDOC Week: Panel Discussion

NAIDOC Week celebrations (NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’) on 7-14

5 Jul 2019   Podcast

NAIDOC Week: With Dr Elizabeth Burrows

NAIDOC Week celebrations (NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’) on 7-14

Andrea Gaynor
3 Jul 2019   Podcast

The Wild Next Door: Children’s Engagement with Urban Nature

We have always shared our cities with nature—from magpies and remnant bushland to the fish in

Digital Curation in the Indigenous Data Network
26 Jun 2019   Podcast

Digital Curation in the Indigenous Data Network

Professor Marcia Langton, Dr James Rose and Dr Len Smith discuss Digital Curation in the Indigenous

Meghan Oldfield, image supplied
23 Jun 2019   Podcast

Winter Tales with Meghan Oldfield

Canberra Light Rail Project Director, Meghan Oldfield, discusses life before Canberra, family and being a woman

David Pope (b.1965), How Your Weekly Cartoon Is Produced (detail) 1997. Courtesy David Pope
14 Jun 2019   Podcast

Forty Years of Cartooning at the Canberra Times

Between them, Geoff Pryor and David Pope have over 50 years of cartooning experience. In this

Poems of the Atomic Bomb by Sankichi Tōge. Cover detail by Gorō Shikoku (reproduced with permission)
13 Jun 2019   Podcast

Nuclear Legacies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Beginning with Poems of the Atomic Bomb by Sankichi Tōge in 1951, Japan continues to produce

Western Australia, Department of Lands and Surveys & Johnstone, Harry F. (1909), Map of Western Australia, 1909, nla.obj-229850710
29 May 2019   Podcast

Decolonising Historical Maps

How might we best catalogue historical maps featuring words from both Aboriginal languages and English? What

Dr Ellen Smith
22 May 2019   Podcast

Queers in Exile

Warning: This audio contains strong language which may be offensive to some viewers. Viewer discretion is

Meg Keneally, courtesy Brendan Fredericks Publicity & Management
21 May 2019   Podcast

Author Talk with Meg Keneally

Already optioned for a film, Meg Keneally's first solo novel, Fled - based on the extraordinary

Frank Hurley (1885-1962), Frank Hurley and Maslyn Williams looking out over the Kidron Valley towards Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Palestine, 1940? [picture], nla.obj-151339245
26 Apr 2019   Podcast

Treasures Dinner: Frank Hurley

Alasdair McGregor and Simon Nasht discuss the life and work of Frank Hurley, including his work

James Mortimer, Portrait of Rex Nan Kivell (detail), 1950s, nla.cat-vn584380
8 Apr 2019   Podcast

Sir Rex Nan Kivell's Birthday

On what would be art dealer and collector Rex Nan Kivell's (1898 1977) 121st birthday, Treasures

Image: George Cruikshank, (1792-1878), Passing events, or, Th comet of 1853 [picture], nla.obj-135582794
3 Apr 2019   Podcast

Inked: A Short History of Australian Cartooning

Using examples of cartoons displayed in the upcoming Inked exhibition, Exhibition Curator Dr Guy Hansen provides

Clare Wright courtesy Text Publishing
21 Mar 2019   Podcast

You Daughters of Freedom with Clare Wright

In her new book, You Daughters of Freedom, historian Associate Professor Clare Wright brings to life