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By Author: Dr Stan Florek

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

Balinese Expressions: Double Ikat Gringsing

Sacred textiles of Tenganan Village in Bali.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Dec 2013

Our Global Neighbors: In the Shadows of Aden's Butcher Shop

The 19th century discovery of stone tools – an early clue to our African origin.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Dec 2013

Our Global Neighbours: the Lesson from Falling Down

An ancient Javanese tale about a flying turtle.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2013

Balinese Expressions: Save the Date!

An introduction to the Balinese Calendar.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Nov 2013