What's on: Aztecs Night Talk Series : Conquest, Contrast and Culture

From Aztec funerary customs to ritual violence and bloodletting in Mesoamerica, join us for these fascinating talks from the experts in their fields.

Aztecs Night Talk Series : Conquest, Contrast and Culture

Michel Zabe (centre image) Museum Victoria (Left and right images) © The Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia (INAH) & Museum Victoria

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Event Type:
Special event
Date:
2 October 2014 to 29 January 2015
Time:
6:30PM - 7:45PM (See below for dates)
Location:
Australian Museum, Entry via William St

Come for one or two or... book in for the whole series for a discount!

1. Aztecs: all about the exhibition
Fran Dorey, Aztecs exhibition project manager
Date: Thursday 2 October

2. Aztec funerary customs
Dr Stan Serafin, Central Queensland University
Date: Thursday 9 October

3. Pointed stones and broken bones
Dr Stan Serafin, Central Queensland University
Date: Thursday 16 October

4. The enigma of La Malinche: the woman in the conquest of the Aztecs
Anna Lanyon, author and historian
Date: Thursday 6 November

5. Ritual violence in Mesoamerica
Dr Chris Carter, archaeologist, ANU
Date: Thursday 13 November, 2014

6. Aztecs: where are they now?
Professor Barry Carr, historian
Date: Thursday 20 November

7. The Aztec mind
Emeritus Professor Peter Mathews, LaTrobe University
Date: Thursday 4 December

8. Messages from the sky
Professor Fred Watson, Astronomer, Anglo Australian Telescope
Date: Thursday 15 January 2015

9. Native women's power before and after the fall of the Aztec Empire 
Dr Blanca Tovias, University of Sydney
Date: Thursday 22 January 2015

10. Fall of the Aztecs
Chris Carter, archaeologist, ANU
Date: Thursday 29 January 2015

How to book

Series ticket (10 Night Talks): $290 ($180 Members). Please book online below.

Individual Night Talk tickets: $30 ($20 Members). Please book by clicking on the links above.

For questions or enquiries, please contact our Members team on (02) 9320 6225 or via email.

 

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