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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Our Global Neighbours: How Buddha Came to Australia

Long before mindfulness, compassion and lack of desires became popular.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Weapons from Gallipoli

Historical relics and a mythology of war.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 06 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Head-hunting in the Cordilleras

Iconic Australasian traditions in the mountains of Luzon in the Philippines.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Albert Namatjira

Artist who ‘changed the face of Australia

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Dec 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Studying Egyptian Flints

The Wadi el-Sheikh quarry complex extends for several kilometres - millions of flint blades and knives were produced in antiquity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 04 Dec 2014

Lily’s encounter with Egyptology

Learning as discovery and adventure.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Nov 2014

Lily Day at the Museum

A week of learning and discovery.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Nov 2014

Our Global Neighbours: The Mystery of a Drinking Bottle

From an ancient pre-Columbian graveyard to the Captain Cook Collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 Nov 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Cloth and its Meaning

Textiles of Southeast Asia are amongst the richest in diversity and design in the world.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Nov 2014

Food Culture: What’s Wrong with Malthus

The food impact on growth of human population.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014