Author Ceridwen Dovey discusses her new book, On JM Coetzee, in relation to her suprisingly personal connection to Coetzee's writings.
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Watch the rousing spoken-word performances that won first and second place in the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam Victorian state finals!
In this audio discussion, Dr Joëlle Gergis looks at the long-term history of Australian climate variability.
In the 2018 Redmond Barry Lecture, Adrienne Clarke explores how science and mathematics education can help prepare us for the future.
Watch a Q&A with author Christos Tsiolkas discussing his love affair with the works of Patrick White.
Watch a short video of Ruth Pullin discussing the work of colonial landscape painter, Eugene von Guérard.
Discover the riches of the Bendigo Regional Archives Centre's collection in this Family History Feast 2017 talk by Dr Michele Matthews.
Listen to a lecture by Professor Michelle P Brown on Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking visual culture in Britain and Ireland.
It’s been a year to celebrate at State Library Victoria – here are some of our highlights.
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