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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Flying Visit from Tokyo

Putting heads together in the Japanese collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Melanesia – a bird’s-eye view

A mosaic of hair-styles, colours, languages and blurry boundaries.

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

Food Culture: Reflections on Rice

One of the major staples of humanity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Bird with Hundred Eyes

The Peacock and healing in Hindu and Buddhist tradition.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Jan 2015

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