So there’s a book, with chapters from Iran, Pakistan, Jamaica, Estonia, Russia, and all the usual suspects. It charts the different pathways these countries followed and it’s launched in May in Aberdeen.
In this sneak preview, the editor talks it over with two authors and a member of the Editorial Board.
How did Russia hold the Guinness record for the highest circulating periodical? What derailed the polio campaign in northern Nigeria? What does mātauranga mean and why is it important in Aotearoa? What were the fifteen questions and is this a flawed concept?
Why do the Americans describe their experience as ‘vibrant, jostling and complicated’? How does fascism and colonialism influence the story? And what about Lake Como and Aberdeen?
Jenni Metcalfe is ringmaster, and it will take all her skill to control panellists Joan Leach, Michelle Riedlinger and Toss Gascoigne, PLUS handle audience participation.
What type of session will this be?
Multi-dimensional chaotic discussion on big world-leading international project
What will participants gain from attending your session?
Ideas, mostly, for both practice and research. A cornucopia of ideas.
Australia has played tough, done good in science communication; and now we’re helping the world tell its story.
(After all, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”)
Session Producer, Performer
Toss Gascoigne, Visiting Fellow, CPAS, ANU
Jenni Metcalfe, Director, Econnect Communication
Session Chair, Performer
Michelle Riedlinger, Associate Professor, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada
Joan Leach, Director, CPAS, ANU