Presentation in less than 4 hours: "The Biggest Estate on Earth: Aboriginal land management through history"
- Dear everybody,
Please enjoy this online event less than 4 hours from now (info in my email forwarded below)
--- major lecture on "Australian land management through history" from ancient times thousands of years ago until the present day times, of history
--- presented by renowned Australian historian Professor Bill Gammage (Australian National University), not a scientists, a critic of Australian science, and
--- presented by Australia's premier national and international science organisation, The Australian Academy of Science.
Biggest best wishes with all,
Mr. Jason Stewart
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Jason P Stewart[snipped the rest of the forwarded email's quotations of previous emails in the firesticks Australian google group, which this was a reply to.
> Subject: REMINDER: Re: Talk in ACT 7 Feb - The Biggest Estate on Earth: Aboriginal land management through history
> Date: 7 February 2012 1:37:59 PM AEDT
> Indeed, again a reminder for all, tonight:
> The Biggest Estate on Earth: Aboriginal land management through history
> (→ http://www.science.org.au/events/publiclectures/ac/gammage.html ← link)
> Adjunct Professor Bill Gammage
> Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University
> Live streaming links, multiple options:
> → http://science.org.au/events/publiclectures/ac/gammage.html/ (scroll down to the video)
> (via, by redirection→ http://www.science.org.au/livestream/ )
> (and also via → http://www.science.org.au/events/publiclectures/ac/ )
> also: → http://www.livestream.com/shinedome (stream alternative direct link)
> —hopefully the final streams–links for today's event;
> Tuesday 7 February 2012, 6 pm - THIS LECTURE IS NOW FULL [–full Shine Dome attendance]
> That is 6pm Australian Eastern Daylight–Savings time (EDT), which is:
> 8am UTC (Coordinated Universal Time (UTC/Greenwich Mean time GMT, for international recipients of this email)
> Below some corrections, updates and additions to the listing of articles by or about Prof. Bill Gammage's big recent book:
> Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
> —corrections of the formatting problems of the previous listing, caused by posting copy+pasted newspaper headings in the Google Groups reply message window;
> —some additions of more articles, found since sending that previous listing;
> —hoping this listing's formatting doesn't also get messed up by the copying+pasting and in the sending.
> Long listing of Bill Gammage's related lectures, interviews, appearances, reviews of the book and so on:
> (1 Oct 2011, again) The first farmers by Tony Stephens (Books article) Sydney Morning Herald, syndicated in The Canberra Times, The Age (Melbourne) and Fairfax company papers across Australia.
> (8 Oct 2011) A land crafted by social endeavour by Nicolas Rothwell; review of the book in the: Books (section), The Australian (newspaper).
> (11 Oct 2011) How Aborigines planned and managed Australia, Interview with Michael McKenzie about the new book, story by Greg Muller, (audio); ABC Radio National Bush Telegraph program.
> (14 Oct 2011) Experts debate the value of prescribed burning by Greg Muller, (audio), "Michael Mackenzie speaks with Charles Meredith from Biosis Research; Tony Pedro, farmer near the Tingle forest in WA"; ABC Radio National Bush Telegraph program – effectively a closely timely followup to the 11 Oct 2011 interview with Bill Gammage critiquing some interpretations of Bill Gammage's "The Biggest Estate on Earth".
> (14 Oct 2011) Launch of the book by Premier of Tasmania Lara Giddings, Fullers Bookshop, Hobart, second photo of two, (event in facebook).
> (14 Oct 2011) The Biggest Estate, ABC TV 7:30 (TV video online): Local author and historian Bill Gammage has a new book - with a revolutionary perspective on the land management techniques of Aborigines.
> (15 Oct 2011) believing by Sally Pryor; book review; Canberra Times; (not found now in the newspaper's archives – see the article quotation below).
> (15 Oct 2011) Burning questions by Adrian Hyland (article about book): "Adrian Hyland is the author of Kinglake-350.", The Age (newspaper), Melbourne: Fairfax.
> (20 Oct 2011) Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture: Fire in 1788: the closest ally delivered by Bill Gammage, in the National Library of Australia Theatre, Canberra; presented by the Watermark Literary Society and The National Library of Australia; Wednesday 20 October 2010, please be seated by 6 pm. Informit online article archive, subscription available via the National Library of Australia.
> (20 Oct 2011, apparently according to 'The Greens' politcal party media release announcement, conflicting with his above Eric Rolls Memorial Lecture at the NLA, and no mention in Google anywhere else:) "Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney will host the launch of Bill Gammage's latest book, 'Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia'. RSVP: by 12 October to emma.arnold@... or 6125 6674; When: Thursday 20 October 5.00 for 5.30pm; Where: Theatrette - Sir Roland Wilson Building (120), Australian National University McCoy Circuit." [???]
> (22 Oct 2011) A burning question by Bruce Pascoe, historian, Kulin man and Irishman; his brief review of the book; Canberra Times; (not found now in the newspaper's archives – see the article quotation below).
> (23 Oct 2011) Landmark account of lost stewardship by Peter Boyer, review of the book; Sunday Tasmanian (newspaper).
> (27 Oct 2011) Bill Gammage on the Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, his recent talk, at the Wheeler Centre, The State Library of Victoria, Melbourne; –a talk he contextualised for Melbourne history.
> (28 Oct 2011) Masters of the blaze by Geoffrey Blainey; his review of it, in Australian Book Review.
> (earlier: 16 Aug 2011) The Adelaide District in 1836 (Seminar, Humanities Research Centre, Research School of Humanities & the Arts) by Professor Bill Gammage, Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 4:00pm - 5:30pm.
> (earlier: 21 Sept 2011) Recasting perceptions by Robert Macklin Book Review: “The Biggest Estate on Earth” By Bill Gammage, Allen and Unwin ($49.99). Reviewed by Robert Macklin; Canberra CityNews (weekly news magazine).
> (9 Nov 2011) Aboriginal Land Management Professor Bill Gammage (Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University) talks to Professor Richard Broome (History Program, La Trobe University) about Aboriginal land management prior to European arrival (University lecture video podcast). "Professor Richard Broome and Associate Professor Katie Holmes: Australian Environmental History (2nd/3rd year)" iTunesU (University lectures podcasts), La Trobe University, Melbourne.
> (1 Dec 2011) 'The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia' by Bill Gammage [Review by] James Boyce The Monthly (magazine and online publication), Dec 2011 - Jan 2012 (issue).
> (8 Dec 2011) The biggest estate on earth: how Aborigines made Australia by Bill Gammage. in "The Conversation": "The Conversation is an independent source of information, analysis and commentary from the university and research sector — written by acknowledged experts and delivered directly to the public. Our team of professional editors work with more than 1,600 academic authors to make this wealth of knowledge and expertise accessible to all.".
> (13 Dec 2011) Canberra author's challenge lands award by Sally Pyror, Cultural Institutions Reporter, The Canberra Times; quotation: "The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, was yesterday named the winner of the Manning Clark National Cultural Award, offered each year to an individual and a group for outstanding contributions to the quality of Australian cultural life."
> (17 Dec 2011) Our nation's first cultivators by Jeff Maynard, review of the book, in NQ Life (section) Books (subsection) Townsville Bulletin (newspaper).
> (15 Jan 2012) The Biggest Estate on Earth by John Clare, (Books article), Sydney Morning Herald.
> (21 Jan 2012) An answer to the race question by Marcia Langton and Megan Davis, (Features), The (Weekend) Australian. Quotation of only relevant part: "The ancestors of indigenous people created the country, in the way described in magnificent detail by Bill Gammage in The Biggest Estate on Earth, and also in far more subtle ways." (Full article freely available through National Library of Australia free membership, through its subscription to Factiva, international news archive, Dow Jones.)
> –there's more, but that's all i wanted to record here of my research, for now—so that i may share it with all of you and with further contacts of mine. This isn't even my most important research by a long shot, now it's shared i can go back to that more important nature observation 'research'. Peaceful best wishes everybody.
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