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Skills for Co-Creative Relationships

What are the most important skills and capabilities for facilitating co-creative processes? In this episode we hear thoughts on this question from a range of collaborative practitioners including three main guests David Lilley, Johanna De Ruyter and Callie Doyle Scott. 

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Co-Created Research: A Conversation with Kaira Zoe Cañete

In this episode of Collaboratory, we chat to feminist scholar Kaira Zoe Cañete, who shares a candid reflection of her PhD research process, the value of using photo-based methods for research, and the internal questions we should all be posing for ourselves as ethical researchers. 

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In Conversation with Amy Thunig

Amy Thunig was in conversation with Zoya Patel on Amy's new book Tell Me Again, which has been called the most inspirational and important memoir of 2022.

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In conversation with Katharine Murphy

Katharine Murphy was in conversation with Malcolm Farr on Katherine's new quarterly essay Lone Wolf. Albanese and the New Politics

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In conversation with Raina Maclntyre

Epidemiologist and biosecurity expert, Raina MacIntyre, provided insights into historical biological attacks, lab accidents and epidemics, and the COVID-19 pandemic, and revealed a recurrent theme of denial, silence and cover-up around unnatural epidemics and the powerful vested intetests at play.

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In conversation with Chris Hammer

Chris Hammer was in conversation with Michael Brissenden on his new novel The Tilt. The latest stunning thriller from Canberra's international bestselling author, re-unites the key characters from his last novel, Treasure & Dirt, homicide detective Ivan Lucic and Detective Constable Nell Buchanan

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In conversation with Peter Van Onselen

Peter van Onselen was in conversation with Wayne Errington and Colin Steele, on his book Victory: The Inside Story of Labor's Return to Power.

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In conversation with Frank Bongiorno

Frank Bongiorno was in conversation with Andrew Leigh on Frank's new book. Dreamers and Schemers: A Political History of Australia, which has been called the first full political history of Australia.

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In conversation with Richard Fidler

Award-winning author, Richard Fidler, was in conversation with Alex Sloan on Richards new book, The Book of Roads & Kingdoms, the story of the medieval wanderers who travelled out to the edges of the known world during Islam's fabled Golden Age—an era when the caliphs of Baghdad presided over a

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In conversation with Ross Garnaut

Ross Garnaut was in conversation with Frank Jotzo, Ligang Song and Meghan Quinn on The Superpower Transformation: Building Australia’s Zero-Carbon Future, which documents how Australia can become a leader in a world of zero net emissions.

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Building Trusting Relationships

In this episode, we speak with people across different industries about how and why trusting relationships between people in any collaboration is an essential ingredient to getting things done. Featured guests: Ali Clinch, Robin Davidson, Natalie Barr, Aruna Venkatachalam and Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak.

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A Conversation with Jenni Savigny & Stephen Corey: Digital Storytelling

In this episode, we hear from Artistic Director of Gen S Stories, Jenni Savigny and her collaborator Stephen Corey, as they share their experiences supporting non-professional storytellers to create personal digital stories as a form of community development and living social history.

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Symbiosis as Co-creativity

In this episode of Collaboratory, Dr Maya Haviland talks with Professor Celeste Linde and Dr Merryn McKinnon about what the science of symbiosis, and fungi in particular, can teach us about the dynamics of co-creativity.

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In conversation with Simon Holmes à Court

Simon Holmes à Court was in conversation with Virginia Haussegger on his new essay, The Big Teal, the story of how a team of inspired young tech-heads and older sages used their real and virtual-world experience to help a cluster of communities get the representation they wanted.

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In conversation with Shaun Micallef

Shaun Micallef was in conversation with Alex Sloan on Tripping Over Myself , his insightful and funny memoir about comedy and life.

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In conversation with Craig Silvey

Craig Silvey was in conversation with Irma Gold on Craig's new novel Runt, a heart-warming, funny, beautifully told story for readers of all ages from the bestselling author of Jasper Jones and Honeybee.

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In conversation with Clive Hamilton

Clive Hamilton was in conversation with Ben Oquist on Clive's memoir Provocateur. A Life of Ideas in Action, in which Clive showed us why questioning the status quo matters, how powerful arguments can change the country, and how the life of ideas in action actually works.

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In conversation with Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh was in conversation with Tim Gavel on Andrew's new essay Fair Game. Lessons from Sport for a Fairer Society & a Stronger Economy.

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In conversation with Brett Mason

Brett Mason was in conversation with Brian Schmidt on Brett's new book. Wizards of Oz: How Oliphant and Florey helped win the war and shape the modern world. The vote of thanks was delivered by ANU Chancellor the Hon Julie Bishop.

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In conversation with Kristine Ziwica

Kristine Ziwica was in conversation with Michelle Ryan on her new book Leaning Out, which maps a decade of stasis on the gender equality front in Australia, and why the pandemic has led to a breakthrough.

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In conversation with Elaine Pearson

Elaine Pearson was in conversation with Helen Watchirs on Elaine's new book, Chasing Wrongs and Rights, in which the Australia Director at Human Rights Watch shares her experiences defending human rights.

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Collaboratory Conversation Series - Intellectual Property and Agreements: A Conversation with Dr Diana James

In an edited conversation with Dr Maya Haviland, Dr Diana James shares some of her early experiences of cultural co-creativity and the relationships and learning which laid important foundations for the Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition to take place.

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Collaboratory - What is the Co?

In this episode Dr Maya Haviland explores some of what people mean when they use “co” words. We also hear a little about the histories of some of the ideas which have shaped our usage of these words and the ideas that they point to. Featured guests; Stephen Osborne, Emma Blomkamp, Antti Pirinen.

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Collaboratory - Laying the foundations for co-creation

In this episode of Collaboratory, co-hosts Dr Maya Haviland and Nicole Deen talk with 4 guests to explore what enable and constrain collaborative practice at organizational, project and individual levels for co-creation to thrive. Guests-Emma Blomkamp, Michelle Halse, Rebecca McNaught, Antti Pirinen

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In conversation with Vikki Petraitis

Vikki Petraitis will be in conversation with Chris Hammer on The Unbelieved, winner of the inaugural Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Prize, in which Vikki gathers her considerable true-crime experience into an impressive debut novel.

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In conversation with James Curran

James Curran was in conversation with John McCarthy on his new book Australia's China Odyssey. Australia's relationship with China is a dominant geopolitical story. The need to understand the tectonic forces of history moving beneath the surface of these critical events has never been more pressing.

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In conversation with Norman Swan

Norman Swan was in conversation with Alex Sloan on Norman's new book, So You Want To Live Younger Longer?, the ultimate guide on what you can do at any age to stay young and healthy longer, from Australia's trusted, straight-talking doctor and broadcaster.

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In conversation with Geraldine Brooks

Award-winning author Geraldine Brooks was in conversation with Alex Sloan on Geraldine's new book Horse, a vivid and unique new novel for lovers of sweeping historical fiction and books about iconic racehorses like Seabiscuit and Secretariat.

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In conversation with Carolyn Holbrook, Joan Beaumont and Frank Bongiorno

Eminent historians, Carolyn Holbrook, Joan Beaumont and Frank Bongiorno, were in a panel discussion, chaired by Rae Frances, on Lessons from History, edited by Carolyn Holbrook, Lyndon Megarrity and David Lowe, a collection of essays which addresses Australia's greatest challenges.

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In conversation with Paul Daley

Award-winning journalist and author, Paul Daley was in conversation with Peter Fray on his new book, Jesustown, a gripping multi-generational saga about Australian frontier violence and cultural theft, and the myths that stand between us and history's unpalatable truths.

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In conversation with Bo Seo

Two-time world debating champion, Bo Seo will be in conversation with Andrew Leigh on Bo's new book, Good Arguments, which reveals the timeless secrets of effective communication and persuasion, at a time when every disagreement turns toxic.

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In conversation with Hugh White

Hugh White was in conversation with Allan Gyngell on his new quarterly essay, Sleepwalk to War. Australia's Unthinking Alliance with America. In this gripping essay, Hugh White explores Australia's fateful choice to back America to the hilt and oppose China.

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In conversation with Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix will be in conversation with Andrew Leigh on his new book Abracadabra, which brings together, for the first time, talks he has given at literary festivals around Australia and overseas, along with a handful of short journalistic reflections on the quirkier sides to life.

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In conversation with Elizabeth Tynan

Elizabeth Tynan was in conversation with Frank Bongiorno on Elizabeth's new book The Secret of Emu Field, the story of a cataclysmic collision between an ancient Aboriginal land and the post-war Britain of Winston Churchill and his gung-ho scientific advisor Frederick Lindemann.

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In conversation Dervla McTiernan

Best-selling author, Dervla McTiernan, was in conversation with Chris Hammer on Dervla's new novel, The Murder Rule, her first ever standalone thriller.

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The final countdown

On this episode of Democracy Sausage, journalist Kieran Gilbert, author Judith Brett, and political scientist Marija Taflaga join Mark Kenny fire up the barbecue one last time before Australians head to the polls.

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In conversation with Toby Walsh

Toby Walsh was in conversation with Andrew Leigh, on Machines Behaving Badly: The Morality of AI, in which Professor Walsh, a world-leading researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, examines the ethical issues we face in a future dominated by artificial intelligence.

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Democracy Sausage X Policy Forum Pod | Election policy peril

In this live Democracy Sausage and Policy Forum Pod crossover episode, Nicholas Biddle joins Sharon Bessell, Arnagretta Hunter and Mark Kenny to talk about what issues matter to voters and why good policy so often gets lost in translation in Australia’s political system.

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In conversation with Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss was in conversation with Ann McGrath on Anita's new book, Am I Black Enough For You? 10 Years On, the story of an urban-based high achieving Wiradyuri woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia.

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Democracy Sausage: Federal election special

On the 200th episode of Democracy Sausage, recorded live at The Australian National University, youth advocate Yasmin Poole, journalist Ross Solly, and political scientist Marija Taflaga joined Mark Kenny to discuss the first week of the election campaign and what it means for Australia.

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In conversation with Joe Hockey

Joe Hockey was in conversation with Paul Kelly on his new book Diplomatic. A Washington memoir, written with Leo Shanahan, covering Joe Hockey's time as Australia's Ambassador to the United States during Donald Trump's presidency.

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In conversation with Kylie Moore-Gilbert

British -Australian academic, Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, was in conversation with Mark Kenny on her book, The Uncaged Sky, the extraordinary true story of her fight to survive 804 days imprisoned in Iran's Evin and Qarchak prisons after her sentence in 2018 to 10 years jail on unsubstantiated charges.

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In conversation with Matthew Ricketson and Patrick Mullins

Catch Matthew Ricketson and Patrick Mullins in conversation with Frank Bongiorno on their new book, Who needs the ABC. Why taking it for granted is no longer an option,

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In conversation with Troy Bramston

Listen to Troy Bramston in conversation with Paul Kelly on Troy's new book, Bob Hawke. Demons and Destiny, the definitive full-life biography of Australia's 23rd prime minister; the only one that Hawke cooperated with after exiting the prime ministership.

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In conversation with Gareth Evans

Listen to Gareth Evans in conversation with Michelle Grattan on Gareth's new essay, Good International Citizenship. The Case for Decency.

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In conversation with Wendy McCarthy

Wendy McCarthy, one of Australia's most influential women, was in conversation with Virginia Hausseger on Wendy's new book, Don't Be Too Polite, Girls, a personal and political memoir about life, love, family and politics - as experienced by Wendy over eight decades.

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ANU75 Student debate

Tune into this ANU student debate that explores - if the present condition of humanity is better than it will be in 100 years time.

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In conversation with Van Badham

Van Badham was conversation with Andrew Leigh on Van's best-selling book, QAnon and On: A Short and Shocking History of Internet Conspiracy Cults.

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In conversation with Jess Hill

Award-winning author, Jess Hill was in conversation with Virginia Haussegger on Jess's Quarterly Essay, The ReckoningHow #MeToo is Changing Australia.

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In conversation with Amy Remeikis

What happens when usual political tactics of deflect and dodge are no longer enough? A reckoning. Amy Remeikis was in conversation with Katharine Murphy on Amy's long essay, On Reckoning, which tells of the moment when the personal became very political, when rape became the national conversation.

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In conversation with Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh was in conversation with Brian Schmidt on Andrew's new book, What's the Worst That Could Happen? Existential Risk and Extreme Politics in which he looks at catastrophic risks and how to mitigate them, arguing provocatively that the rise of populist politics makes catastrophe more likely

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In conversation with Chris Hammer

Chris Hammer was in conversation with Michael Brissenden on Chris's latest book, Treasure and Dirt, an engrossing, standalone, outback noir thriller from the award-winning author of the international bestsellers Scrublands, Silver and Trust.

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Future Self - Episode 10: Behind the camera

In this final episode of Future Self for 2021, filmmaker and ANU student Emma Hudson speaks to director and producer Rolf de Heer, on the care and collaboration necessary in helping to tell indigenous stories as non-Indigenous storytellers.

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ANU75: Australia's place in the latest space race

Join Professor Anna Moore as she expertly delineates nature of ongoing space race and identifies Australia's role in next generation interstellar communication.

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ANU75: Then (1946) and now in Australian trade

Join Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong as he discusses securing Australia's economic future and what role ANU can play in making it a success.

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Future Self - Episode 9: How to invent the future

Hear from Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell in conversation with ANU student Sasha Personeni, as they discuss human-centred technology and working in a role that marries technology and social science, how to invent your own job, and cybernetics in the 21st century.

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Future Self - Episode 8: To save and protect

In her conversation with François Kernin, ANU student Jess Honan learns about what it takes to work for the UNHCR, and some of the sacrifices you have to make if you want to fulfil this dream.

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Future Self - Episode 7: Working at Google

In this episode of Future Self, Pierre Shasha a student at ANU who aspires to work at Google, interviews Nisheeth Nimmagadda, a current employee based in their Seattle, Washington office on what is it really like working there.

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Future Self - Episode 6: The story of us

In this episode of Future Self, ANU student Eleanor Foster speaks to arguably the most significant figure in the museum world globally: Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, head of the Smithsonian Institution in the United States.

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In conversation with Julia Banks

Listen to Julia Banks and Virginia Haussegger on Julia's new book Power Play. Breaking Through Bias, Barriers and Boys' Clubs, an honest guide for women who aspire to leadership in the workplace and in the world.

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In conversation with Peter Sutton and Keryn Walshe

Listen to Peter Sutton and Keryn Walshe in conversation with Francesca Merlan on their new book Farmers or Hunter-gatherers? The Dark Emu Debate, an authoritative study of pre-colonial Australia that dismantles and re-frames popular narratives of First Nations land management and food production.

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In conversation with Bri Lee

Tune into this conversation between Bri Lee and Virginia Haussegger on Bri's new book, Who Gets to Be Smart: Privilege, Power and Knowledge.

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In conversation with Bill Birtles

Tune into this conversation between Bill Birtles and Hugh White on Bill's new book, The Truth about China

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In conversation with Hugh Mackay

Listen to Hugh Mackay in in conversation with Alex Sloan on Hugh's new book, The Kindness Revolution. How we can restore hope, rebuild trust and inspire optimism.

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In conversation with Peter van Onselen

Tune into this conversation between Peter van Onselen and Mark Kenny on Peter's new book, How Good is Scott Morrison?, which he co-authored with Wayne Errington.

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In conversation with Stan Grant

Listen to Stan Grant in conversation with Mark Kenny on Stan's new book With the Falling of the Dusk, a deeply powerful, poetic and compelling book on the challenges facing our world.

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Flourishing and floundering - by ANU Engagement and Success

The Flourishing and floundering podcast series aims to spotlight personal stories, shared experiences and increase the visibility of students, staff and alumni from underrepresented backgrounds at The Australian National University.

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In conversation with Rick Morton

Listen to Rick Morton, journalist and author of the acclaimed bestselling memoir One Hundred Years of Dirt in conversation with with Alex Sloan on Rick's new book, My Year of Living Vulnerably, a powerful, moving and highly personal book, charting his rediscovery of love.

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In conversation with Martin Parkinson

Listen to Martin Parkinson in conversation with Katharine Murphy on Martin's essay A Decade of Drift from Monash University Publishing's new In the National Interest series.

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In Conversation with Ross Garnaut

Ross Garnaut is in conversation on his new book, Reset: Restoring Australia after the Pandemic Recession, in which Garnaut shows how the COVID-19 crisis offers Australia the opportunity to reset its economy and build a successful future - and why the old approaches will not work.

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In conversation with Laura Tingle

Australia and New Zealand are often considered close cousins. But why, despite being so close, do we know so little about each other? Hear from Laura Tingle in conversation with Don Russell on Laura's new quarterly essay, The High Road; What Australia Can Learn from New Zealand.

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In conversation with Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix and Caroline Baum are in conversation on Robert's new book, The Time of Our Lives. What's the key to the art of growing older well? Is it an art that anyone can cultivate? How should we confront dying and death in a secular age?

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In conversation with Sir Peter Cosgrove

Listen to Sir Peter Cosgrove in conversation with Alex Sloan on Sir Peter's book, You Shouldn't Have Joined, the warm, fascinating memoir of one of Australia's most popular and prominent public figures, which allows us an incredible insight into the role and world of Australia's Governor-General.

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In Conversation with Marian Wilkinson

Marian Wilkinson is in conversation with Frank Jotzo on Marian's new book The Carbon Club, the inside story of how a network of influential climate sceptics, politicians and business leaders fought to control Australia's climate policy.

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In Conversation with Dr Rebecca Huntley

As part of the ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author Series, Dr Rebecca Huntley will be in conversation with the Hon. Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, on Rebecca's new book How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference.

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In Conversation with Hugh Mackay

In this ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author podcast, social researcher and best-selling author Hugh Mackay AO chats with Alex Sloan AM on his two new books, The Inner Self, and his novel, The Question of Love.

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In conversation with Paddy Manning

Paddy Manning in conversation with Helen Haines on Paddy's new book Body Count. How Climate Change is Killing Us.

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In conversation with Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard and Quentin Bryce discuss Julia's new book, co-authored with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Women and Leadership. An inspirational and practical book written by two high-achieving women, sharing the experience and advice of some of our most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words.

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Time Travel: It Is More Than Science Fiction

The concept of time travel is very familiar from science fiction stories. Is this concept coherent? Perhaps surprisingly, the laws of physics (as currently understood) do not rule out time travel. Listen to Dr Peter Riggs from Dept. of Quantum Science as he explains the implications of time travel.

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ACLF Big Picture Series - What kind of world?

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world. Our everyday lives changed utterly. But what effect will the pandemic have on the deeper forces shaping the world we live in?

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ACLF Big Picture Series - Asia and COVID-19

Asia's rise in recent decades has changed the world and shifted economic, geo-political and even cultural power eastward. Now Asian governments and societies are grappling with the immense damage caused by COVID-19.

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ACLF Big Picture Series - The Pacific and Australia: Our shared future

The ANU Crawford Leadership Forum 2020 presents the Big Picture Series: The Pacific and Australia: Our shared future.

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ACLF Big Picture Series - Australia, climate change & the pandemic

With governments around the world still deep in the struggle against COVID 19, there has been little time for issues that dominated policy debates before the pandemic. But is COVID-19 an opportunity to refocus attention on climate change, another grave global threat to humankind?

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Policy challenges of responding to climate change and COVID-19

In this episode of National Security Podcast, Chris Farnham talks to the former head of Emergency Management Australia Mark Crosweller about national resilience in an era of climate change and COVID-19.

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Rory Medcalf on the contest for the Indo-Pacific

On this episode, Chris Farnham chats with Professor Rory Medcalf about the future of the Indo-Pacific region and Australia's place in it.

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Foreign investment and national security

In this episode of National Security Podcast, we speak with the Perth USAsia Centre's Dr Jeffrey Wilson about Australia's new investment measures and a shift toward caution in the face of foreign purchasing power.

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ACLF Big Picture Series - Global public health & COVID-19

Part of the ANU Crawford Leadership Forum 2020, listen to international and Australian experts debate how COVID-19 has impacted different health care systems and how leadership has become one of the most significant factors in handling this crisis.

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Democracy Sausage: the $60 billion question

With the Government’s JobKeeper scheme set to cost $60 billion less than originally forecasted, this week on Democracy Sausage we look at what the government might do with its bonus billions.

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Democracy Sausage: The New Zealand election, and the politics of protest in a pandemic

Mark Kenny is joined by New Zealand experts Professor Jennifer Lees-Marshment and Professor Janine Hayward to talk about the upcoming New Zealand election, and the panel discuss the global Black Lives Matter protests.

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Democracy Sausage: Chaos, curfews and COVID-19

With cities under curfew and the national guard called out, the Democracy Sausage panel take a look at how populism and a president abdicating responsibility is dividing the US.

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Solar oration: Fleur Yaxley

The ANU Energy Update is the ECI's annual flagship event - a one-day summit that brings together energy researchers, policymakers, industry and the public to provide an overview of the latest world energy trends.

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In Conversation with Dervla McTiernan

Internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed crime fiction writer Dervla McTiernan is in conversation with Jeff Popple on Dervla's new novel The Good Turn, the third in the Cormac Reilly series, following The Rúin and The Scholar.

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In Conversation with David Kilcullen

Professor David Kilcullen is in conversation with Professor John Blaxland on David's new book, The Dragons and the Snakes.

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Imagining Australia with 100% renewable energy: how do we get there?

Demand for our exports will change as other countries decarbonise. Australia has good wind and solar resources by international standards – but is it feasible to export large amounts of solar and wind energy? What could the future hold – and what needs to change to get us there?

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ACLF Big Picture Series - The future of universities

The ANU Crawford Leadership Forum 2020 presents the Big Picture Series: Australia in a COVID-19 world - The future of universities. How well have universities adapted to COVID-19 and what changes to the university model are here to stay?

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Solved!: How Other Countries Have Cracked the World's Biggest Problems and We Can Too

Listen to Andrew Wear in conversation with Andrew Leigh MP on Andrew Wear's new book Solved!: How Other Countries Have Cracked the World's Biggest Problems and We Can Too.

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Democracy Sausage: Understanding Coronavirus and the Coalition’s ills

Mark Kenny, veteran political journalist Malcolm Farr and Marija Taflaga chat about the week in politics, and Professor Peter Collignon joins us in the studio to discuss the emergence of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

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Democracy Sausage: Press freedom with Annika Smethurst

On this very special episode of Democracy Sausage, Mark and Marija are joined by News Corp’s Annika Smethurst and The Australian National University’s Dr Will Grant to take a very personal look at media freedom in Australia.

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Democracy Sausage: the era of existential risk

On this very special Democracy Sausage podcast extra, Mark Kenny talks to the noted Irish columnist and author Fintan O’Toole about Brexit and the Irish border, global leadership, and democratic systems in a time of global crisis.

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Democracy Sausage: Climate change, coronavirus, and universal challenges

Part of Mark Kenny's Democracy Sausage podcast series, Mark joins Professor Brian Schmidt AC, to discuss how to achieve negative emissions, frustrations with the climate change debate, the challenge of Coronavirus, and his vision for the national university.

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Democracy Sausage: Imagining Australia after COVID-19

Part of Mark Kenny's Democracy Sausage podcast series, our expert panel discusses whether the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to major, permanent changes in Australia’s society and economy.

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Sir George Reid Centenary Lecture

Recorded at Australia House, London on 11 September 2018, Dr David Headon, Foundation Fellow at the ANU Australian Studies Institute, presents this lecture on Sir George Reid on the eve of the centenary of his death at Australia House in London.

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So much more than a Prime Minister - Andrew Fisher (1862-1928)

Recorded at Australia House, London on 22 October 2019 with introduction by the Hon George Brandis QC, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Listen to the remarkable contribution to Australian political life made by Andrew Fisher, Australia’s fifth Prime Minister.

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First Nations, first knowledge

80,000 years of innovation. Could you manage a continent sustainably for millennia? Covering outback tech, cross-cultural relations, and artificial intelligence, our presenters discuss the power of Indigenous knowledge and frameworks to approaching contemporary problems.

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Treaty: Future legal issues for Indigenous agreement making in Australia

The Hon Robert French AC speaks on the future legal issues of formalising a treaty agreement with Australia's First Nations people.

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In conversation with Bernard Collaery

Bernard Collaery is in conversation with Andrew Wilkie on Bernard's new book, Oil Under Troubled Water. Australia's Timor Sea Intrigue, which relates the sordid history of Australian government dealings with East Timor.

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2020 International Women's Day panel - climate change

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on 8 March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. To celebrate at ANU, a group of leading women will come together to share their expertise and leadership on this year's theme - climate change.

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Liberating technology: the future of human agency

Lama Nachman, an Intel Fellow and the Director of the Anticipatory Computing Lab in the Intel Labs at Intel Corporation, discusses how we interact and engage with sensing technologies.

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