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Professorial Lecture Series

The Professorial Lecture Series provides an opportunity for CDU's academics to discuss their specific areas of interest, from ecosystems through to history.

Professor Stephen Garnett

September 17, 2013

Making Australian Threatened Species legislation more effective and efficient

Professor Stephen Garnett, Professor of Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University

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Professor Sharon Bell

July 30, 2013

Our Asian Centuries: provenance and proximity

Professor Sharon Bell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Charles Darwin University

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June 4, 2013

Full employment abandoned: the triumph of ideology over evidence

Professor Bill Mitchell, Chair in Economics and Director for the Centre of Full Employment and Equity, Charles Darwin University

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November 2012

The Preservation of Biodiversity and Maintenance of Ecosystems in a Changing World

Professor Sue Carthew - Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment.
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July 2012

The Myths We Live By: Reframing History for the 21st Century

Professor Giselle Byrnes - Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Law, Business and Arts.

In 1990, the British Marxist historian Raphael Samuel − founder of the History Workshop movement, which is  described as 'history from below' or the study of working-class life − published with Paul Thompson a small but    important book entitled The Myths We Live By (1990).

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April 2012

Mrs Bach and the Cello Suites

Professor Martin W. B. Jarvis - Emeritus Artistic Director of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

The words 'hidden from history' are aptly used by feminist writer Anne Laurence to describe the legacy of 18th Century women.

Among these invisible women stands Anna Magdalena Bach1 – her accomplishments and contributions to music  eclipsed by that of her great husband Johann Sebastian Bach.

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