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November 2018

  • Tuesday 13 November,2018

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2018/19 – Bert Roberts, Uni Club UWA Perth.

    Where worlds collide: Australia’s epic story and the human history of the Kimberley The Kimberley occupies a unique geographical position in Australia, lying at the interface between Sahul—the combined landmass of Australia and New Guinea, which were joined by a...
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October 2018

  • Wednesday 24 October,2018

    Visit to Australia by leading French archaeologist Jean-Michel Geneste – State Library Victoria.

    An evening with distinguished French archaeologist, Prof Jean Michel Geneste, former Research Director of the Chauvet Cave, Ministere de la Culture. Kimberley and Australian rock art in the context of world rock art.  How the discovery of 36,000 year-old cave paintings...
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September 2018

  • Thursday 20 September,2018

    KFA’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture 2017/18 – Maria Myers AC, South Australian Museum.

    Setting the record down.  Setting the record straight.  Which way the future? South Australian Museum director Brian Oldham will introduce Maria Myers.   You won’t want to miss this lecture! Register here.  Registration essential Please join us for light refreshments following...
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March 2018

  • Saturday 10 March,2018

    KFA’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture 2017/18 – Maria Myers AC, Art Gallery NSW Sydney.

    The inside story of rock art research in the Kimberley Australia’s unknown historic treasure, Kimberley rock art, has become the focus of major research by Australia’s leading archaeologists and scientists. Two multi-million dollar research projects involving 40+ researchers from all...
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February 2018

  • Thursday 22 February,2018

    KFA’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture 2017/18 – Maria Myers AC, NGV International Melbourne.

    Setting the record down. Setting the record straight. Which way the future? Australia’s unknown historic treasure, Kimberley rock art, has become the focus of major research by Australia’s leading archaeologists and scientists. Two multi-million dollar research projects involving 40+ researchers...
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September 2017

  • Tuesday 26 September,2017

    KFA’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture 2017/18 – Maria Myers AC, Uni Club UWA Perth.

    Setting the record down. Setting the record straight. Which way the future? On the occasion of the Kimberley Foundation Australia’s 20th Anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the death of Grahame Walsh, KFA is using its annual public lecture to tell...
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May 2017

  • Wednesday 17 May,2017

    KFA Lecture South Australian Museum Wed 17 May 2017

    FREE ANNUAL PUBLIC LECTURE – ADELAIDE Kimberley Visions: rock art dynamics of northern Australia Date:      Wednesday, 17th May 2017 When:    6.00 pm – 7.30 pm (Guests are invited to join us for complimentary glass of wine in main foyer...
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March 2017

  • Saturday 18 March,2017

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2016/17 – Prof Andy Gleadow, Art Gallery Society of NSW.

    Explorations in Time – the Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project Keynote speaker: Prof. Andy Gleadow, Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne and leader of KFA’s Rock Art Dating project. Andy will take you on a wonderful journey of research progress and...
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  • Wednesday 15 March,2017

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2016/17 – Prof Andy Gleadow, NGV Melbourne.

    Explorations in Time – the Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project Keynote speaker: Prof. Andy Gleadow, Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne and leader of KFA’s Rock Art Dating project. Andy will take you on a wonderful journey of research progress and...
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November 2016

  • Tuesday 15 November,2016

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2016/17 – Prof Andy Gleadow, Uni Club UWA Perth.

    Explorations in Time – The Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project A major collaboration involving traditional owners and researchers from institutions across Australia, the Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project is supported by the Kimberley Foundation Australia and the Australian Research Council....
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April 2016

  • Wednesday 13 April,2016

    KFA Lecture NMA Canberra Wed 13 April 2016 – Prof Peter Veth

    The global significance of Kimberley rock art by Prof Peter Veth, Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art, UWA Venue:   National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton.  Canberra Time: 6pm Lecture 7pm Q & A  panel discussion with Prof Howard...
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March 2016

  • Wednesday 09 March,2016

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2015/16 – Dr Kim Akerman, NGV Melbourne .

    UNRAVELLING THE WANJINAS – A START. Kim Akerman’s standing as the foremost ethnographer of northwest Australia is not recent. Twenty years ago it was acknowledged he was essential to any informed discussion on northern Australian rock art. He remains the...
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  • Tuesday 08 March,2016

    KFA / APT Info Session – Sydney Tue 8 March at 1pm

    The Kimberley Foundation Australia will talk on Kimberley rock art and the research being undertaken by archaeologists and scientists in the Kimberley at an APT Info session in Sydney. Tuesday 8 March 2016 at 1pm The Hilton Level 4 Function...
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February 2016

  • Wednesday 17 February,2016

    KFA / APT Info Session – Melb Wed 17 Feb at 1pm

    The Kimberley Foundation Australia will talk on Kimberley rock art and the research being undertaken by archaeologists and scientists in the Kimberley at an APT Info session in Melbourne. Wednesday 17 February 2016 at 1pm Grand Hyatt Savoy Rooms 123...
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September 2015

  • Wednesday 23 September,2015

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2015/16 – Dr Kim Akerman, University Club, UWA.

    UNRAVELLING THE WANJINAS – A START. Kim Akerman saw his first Wanjina paintings in Fred McCarthy’s book Australia’s Aborigines: their life and culture (1957). In 1966 he went to the Kimberley where he made friends with a number of senior people in...
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  • Wednesday 02 September,2015

    Lunch with Geoffrey Blainey AC – Wednesday 2 September 2015

    Maria Myers AO Chairman and John Calvert-Jones AM Director of the Kimberley Foundation Australia invite you to lunch with Australia’s best known historian Geoffrey Blainey shared his new thinking about aspects of Australia’s earliest indigenous inhabitants and their unique place in...
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April 2015

  • Wednesday 29 April,2015

    Meeting the Wanjinas: KFA Public Talk Wed 29 April 2015 Sydney

    Anthropologist Kim Akerman gives a first-hand account of his quest to come to terms with Wanjinas – iconic Kimberley ancestral beings Venue: Allens, Level 28, Deutsche Bank Place, Corner of Hunter and Phillip Streets, SYDNEY Time: 6.00pm Registration is essential.  Click here...
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March 2015

  • Thursday 26 March,2015

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2015 – Canberra

    50,000 years of Aboriginal people in the southern Kimberley KFA’s public lecture to be delivered by Professor Jane Balme, University of Western Australia. Date:   Thursday 26 March 2015 Time:   6.00pm Venue: Manning Clark Theatre 2, Union Lane, ANU Canberra Admission: This...
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  • Wednesday 25 March,2015

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2014/15 – Melbourne

    50,000 years of Aboriginal people in the southern Kimberley KFA’s annual public lecture to be delivered by Professor Jane Balme, University of Western Australia. Date:   Wednesday 25 March 2015 Time:   5.30pm wine provided by Voyager Estate for a 6pm start...
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  • Tuesday 03 March,2015

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2015/16- Adelaide

    The Living Art of the Kimberley Presented by Professor Peter Veth, Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art, UWA   Date:         Tuesday 3 March 2015 Time:         5.30pm You are invited to join...
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October 2014

  • Wednesday 29 October,2014

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2014/15 – Perth

    50,000 years of Aboriginal people in the southern Kimberley  KFA’s annual public lecture  delivered by Professor Jane Balme, University of Western Australia.   Free event Date: Wednesday 29 October Time: 6.30pm Venue: Theatre Auditorium, The University Club, University of Western Australia Admission: This...
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September 2014

  • Wednesday 17 September,2014

    Public Lecture New York

    The American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia cordially invite you to a lecture and reception with special guest speaker, Cas Bennetto, Chief Executive Officer of the Kimberley Foundation Australia. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:00 PM Reception 7:00 PM...
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March 2014

  • Thursday 20 March,2014

    KFA Public Lecture 2014 in Melbourne

      Thursday 20 March 2014 at 6.15pm for 6.30pm start       NGV International, Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne (enter north entrance, via Arts Centre forecourt) Dating Kimberley rock art: The long and the short of it Keynote:  Prof Peter...
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November 2013

  • Wednesday 27 November,2013

    KFA Public Lecture 2013 in Sydney

    Dating Kimberley rock art: The long and the short of it   Keynote:  Prof Peter Veth, PhD FAHA FSA MAACAI Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art, University of Western Australia Peter Veth is a world expert in Indigenous archaeology.  Peter...
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  • Wednesday 13 November,2013

    KFA Public Lecture 2013 in Perth

    Dating Kimberley rock art: The long and the short of it Click here for audio recording of lecture held on     Keynote:   Winthrop Professor Peter Veth, PhD FAHA FSA MAACAI  Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art, University of Western...
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March 2013

  • Thursday 21 March,2013

    KFA Free Public Lecture March 2013 in Melbourne

    “Unlocking the story behind Kimberley Rock Art: New Perspectives – Archaeology, chronology and rock art in the northwest Kimberley” was held on Thursday 21 March 2013 at the NGV International Clemenger BBDO Auditorium. Keynote speaker: Dr June Ross. Dr Ross is chief...
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November 2012

  • Wednesday 21 November,2012

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2012 – Sydney

    “New Perspectives: Archaeology, chronology and rock art in the northwest Kimberley” was held on Wednesday 21 November 2012 at 6.30 pm at the Ritchie Theatre, John Niland Scientia Building, The University of New South Wales Keynote speaker: Dr June Ross. Dr Ross...
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  • Thursday 15 November,2012

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2012 – Perth

    “New Perspectives: Archaeology, chronology and rock art in the northwest Kimberley” was held on Thursday 15 November 2012 at 6.30 pm at the Theatre Auditorium, The University Club, University of Western Australia Key note speaker: Dr June Ross. Dr Ross is co-chief investigator...
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November 2011

  • Thursday 17 November,2011

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2011 – Perth

    “Kimberley Climate and People: The Last 100,000 Years” was held on Thursday 17 November, 2011 at the Auditorium, University Club, UWA Perth Keynote speaker:  Dr Karl-Heinz Wyrwoll BSc PhD Lond., MSc McG Dr. Wyrwoll is the lead researcher on the KFA supported 100,000 Years...
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November 2010

  • Thursday 25 November,2010

    KFA Annual Public Lecture 2010 – Perth

    “Whitefella Dreaming: Science in search of Kimberley pre-history” was held on Thursday, 25th November, 2010 at the Auditorium, University Club, UWA Perth Key note speaker: Dr James Ross AM, Chairman, Kimberley Foundation Science Advisory Council and KFA Director Jim is...
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November 2009

  • Friday 20 November,2009

    KFA Inaugural Public Lecture 2009 – Perth

    “What does the Flores Hobbit tell us about the people of the Kimberley” KFA’s inaugual annual lecture was held on Friday, 20th November, 2009 at the Auditorium at the University Club of UWA Keynote Speaker:  Professor Mike Morwood, leader of...
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