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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Our Global Neighbours: Who owned the Shirase Sword?

Sydney University historian investigates.

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

Our Global Neighbours: A Sword of the Country

Aboriginal culture in early colonial Sydney is documented in written and pictorial sources, but a few artefacts from this period exist.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Apr 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Erotic Life and Art

Triumph over the taboo – images exposing what’s hidden but desired in the Australian Museum collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Remembering Brigadier General Roth

Achievements and connections of progressive military medic.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Mar 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Stranded in Melanesia in WW I

How the virtual prisoner of the Great War found new directions in anthropology.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 04 Mar 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Evicted Music

Goodbye Sydney University - Gamelan orchestra finds a new home.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2015

Diary of a Freedom Rider - What is the Freedom Ride?

Joining the 2015 commemorative Freedom Ride.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Ambitious Alignments in our Stores

Researching art at the Australian Museum.

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

Our Global Neighbours: Journey of Prince Mursada

Story embedded in Javanese tradition.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 12 Feb 2015

Flying Visit from Tokyo

Putting heads together in the Japanese collection.

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