A History of the World in 100 Objects: Lecture Series
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A History of the World in 100 Objects: Lecture Series

A History of the World in 100 Objects: Lecture Series

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What do objects from the past reveal about human cultures across time? How do we make sense of two million years of human history? Join expert presenters as they share the stories and key moments in human civilisation that have created and shaped us.

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30 September 2016, 12.30–1.30pm
Big history with Dr David Baker, Macquarie University

Sunday 2 October 2016, 2–3pm
Due to unforeseen circumstances Prof Belwood is no longer able to present.
Dawn and diaspora with Dr Tim Denham, Australian National University

Friday 14 October 2016, 12.30–1.30pm
The cradle of civilisation
with Dr Stephen Bourke, University of Sydney and Dr Luis Siddall, University of London and Macquarie University

Sunday 16 October 2016, 2–3pm
Rise of the empires
with Dr Lily Withycombe, National Museum of Australia; Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University and Dr Paul Donnelly, University of Sydney

Sunday 13 November 2016, 2–3pm
Before the new world
with Dr Claudia Haake, La Trobe University and Professor John Minns, Australian National University

Friday 18 November 2016, 12.30–1.30pm
Trading tales of the Silk Road
with Professor Alison Betts, University of Sydney

Friday 9 December 2016, 12.30–1.30pm
Wires, wi-fi and the way of the future with Dr Terry Percival and Dr John O'Sullivan, former CSIRO scientists

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