AIATSIS Chair Professor Mick Dodson AM (on the left) receives a copy of Long History Deep Time at the launch by Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt. Co-editors Professor Ann McGrath (left) and AIATSIS Research Fellow Dr Mary Anne Jebb.

Long History Deep Time

30 Sep 2015

A new collection of essays, Long History Deep Time, edited by AIATSIS Researcher Dr Mary Anne Jebb and AIATSIS Member Professor Anne...

ASP staff Rochelle Jones and Rachel Ippoliti with Senator Nova Peris and Photographer Mark Lang at the launch of Old Man's Story

Senator Peris launches Old Man’s story

10 Sep 2015

Senator Nova Peris OAM officially launched the new book Old Man’s story at Parliament House in Canberra.

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"You look after country, and country he look after you" Old Man Big Neidjie w/ grandson Ricky http://t.co/ZkKUualRXj http://t.co/DXdtrTtrG3


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Senator launched stunning Aboriginal Studies Press book Old Man's Story yesterday http://t.co/1xkhRr4gbt http://t.co/mvDxvMdodM



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