Culture, on country

Mini-conference - Culture, on country: Exploring Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relationships to land in colonial and pre-colonial Australia


  • 1.15pm Welcome
  • 1.20pm Mike Smith, Australian desert archaeology and the ancient human history of Australia
  • 1.40pm Tom Griffiths, A Life in Two Worlds: Alice Duncan-Kemp on the Queensland frontier
  • 2.00pm Combined question time
  • 2.20pm Break for coffee and biscuits
  • 2.40pm Claire McLisky, Singing Country on Maloga Mission, 1874-1888
  • 3.00pm Christine Hansen, Claims for Country: art and landscape
  • 3.20pm Louise Marie Thorlund, Caring for country: investigating connections to land through the context of Indigenous rights, political development and cultural-spiritual belonging
  • 3.40pm Combined question time
  • 4.00pm End of proceedings

Please contact Claire McLisky ( if you have any questions about the programme