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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Food Culture: Killing in Murderers Bay

The brilliant career of the South American sweet potato in Oceania.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 21 Mar 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Mask with Human Skulls

Julie Lahn - an anthropologist – illuminates the significance and whereabouts of a mask from Aurid Island.

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

Food Culture: What Happened to Pepper

Spicing, healing and changing the course of history.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Feb 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Scroll Paintings

Appreciation of painting – Chinese style

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2014

Boat People: Mapping the Pacific 1769-70

Tupaia and Cook – navigators from different cultures.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 31 Jan 2014

Keith Brown Unravelling a Murder

Community historian tracing the sorry saga of the Dunkley family in colonial Australia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jan 2014

Balinese Expressions: Depicting the Invasion of Klungkung

A fall of the last Balinese Kingdom: in painting and words.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Jan 2014

Boat People: Captain Cook in Context

The British exploration of the Australia-Pacific region in historical perspective.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 06 Jan 2014

Collecting: Library as Museum

Books, digital content and the future of libraries.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 Dec 2013

Our Global Neighbours: From the Papyrus Scroll to Codex

Public education and the origin of a book in antiquity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Dec 2013