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Kerry O'Brien on 'A Memoir'

Six-time Walkley Award winner and ABC paragon Kerry O’Brien will discuss his intimate and ground-breaking memoir, where he reflects on the social and political upheavals he has witnessed, on lessons learned and lessons ignored, and from close up, the personalities who have made history.
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Expanding the circle of regard for truth

Do we need cultural change in our relation to truth? Join Professor Nick Enfield, Dr Dalia Nassar, Associate Professor Rebecca Scott Bray and Professor Duncan Ivison as they discuss the role of humanities in addressing the 'post truth' crisis.
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Facing our past: the Jericho Skull

Jericho is one of the world's oldest inhabited settlements. Excavations in 1953 uncovered a cache of skulls that had been plastered and painted 9500 years ago to resemble individuals. Recent CT imaging of the British Museum skull has revealed astonishing new information. Dr Alexandra Fletcher (British Museum) discusses these new discoveries.
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Celebration and survival: Schools of Arts & Mechanics’ Institutes

Come along to hear Sian Williams from Swansea University in Wales and Michele Frey from New Zealand share their international perspectives on Schools of Arts and their future, and their own local institutions. Sian and Michele are keynote speakers from the Mechanics’ Institutes of Australia Conference in Victoria.
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