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The race to save 50 shipwrecks from looters in Southeast Asia

Museums can play a key role. For instance, exhibitions such as the Australian National Maritime Museum’s current Guardians of Sunda Strait testify to the continuing resonance of these ships’ stories ... Natali Pearson is a PhD candidate of Museum
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/11/16/the-race-to-save-50-shipwrecks-from-looters-in-southeast-asia.html
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Loss, trials, and compassion: the music of Australia’s Jewish refugees

After the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938, Jewish refugee applications to Australia soared to over 10,000. Australia’s immigration policy at the time was very clear, writes Dr Joseph Toltz, curator of Out of the Shadows at the Sydney
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/07/31/loss--trials--and-compassion--the-music-of-australias-jewish-ref.html
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Desecration and romanticisation – the real curse of mummies

A recent exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum explored just how famous Tutankhamun was during this key period of mummy-mania. ... Other female writers provided an interesting subtext and perspective. This article was written by Dr Craig Barker,
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/05/26/desecration-and-romanticisation--the-real-curse-of-mummies.html
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‘It’s just a joke’: the subtle effects of offensive language

What impact can offensive language have? Is it really a case of 'political correctness gone mad'? University of Sydney psychologist Chris Hunt analyses whether Eddie McGuire’s comments about journalist Caroline Wilson are "just a joke" as Stev
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/07/20/_it_s-just-a-joke--the-subtle-effects-of-offensive-language.html
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Top picks of the Sydney Film Festival

Top picks of the Sydney Film Festival. 3 June 2016. With the 2016 Sydney Film Festival rapidly approaching, movie experts Dr Bruce Isaacs and Dr David Kelly offer their top picks to help you make your way through the diverse program. Dr Bruce Isaacs
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/06/03/-top-picks-of-the-sydney-film-festival.html
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Is Australia denying Timor its birthright?

Timor’s resistance museum displays an infamous photo of the then foreign ministers, Gareth Evans and Ali Alatas, toasting champagne in flight above the Timor Sea, after carving up the resource
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/08/29/is-australia-denying-timor-its-birthright-.html
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Why I’m angry about the city I love

The Powerhouse Museum. Six weeks before democracy is to be restored we are lulled into false sense of security.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/08/02/why-i_m-angry-about-the-city-i-love.html
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The six best Scorsese scenes

The six best Scorsese scenes. 1 June 2016. Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Film Studies program on the best scenes from Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese. Martin Scorsese is widely considered to be one of the best living film directors. As a major
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/06/01/the-six-best-scorsese-scenes.html
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Manage forests to help limit bushfire disasters

Not that it meant too much in that setting. The house was not a museum or a library or a university - far from it.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/01/05/manage-forests-to-help-limit-bushfire-disasters.html
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New world by the time class of 2031 graduates

If we want to avoid our schools becoming museums – packed with approaches from the teaching past – what changes can we make?
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/01/29/new-world-by-the-time-class-of-2031-graduates.html