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Melbourne, VIC

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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.

Twitter:

@RNBigIdeas

Language:

English

Contact:

Big Ideas ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 5143


Episodes

How the International Criminal Court can render justice

8/22/2017
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Gloria Atiba Davies explains the how the ICC works and the challenges the court faces.

Duration: 00:54:04


Preventing Genocide

8/21/2017
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How can we strengthen individual protections and prevent mass atrocity crimes?

Duration: 00:53:51


The future of work

8/17/2017
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What does the future of work look like and how prepared are we?

Duration: 00:54:24


Governments, technology and inequality

8/16/2017
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The five technology-driven challenges for government and government's role in reducing inequality

Duration: 00:53:51


Thailand’s Triple Threat

8/15/2017
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Thailand faces a “triple threat”: A new king, separatist violence in the South and the consolidation of military rule.

Duration: 00:53:51


Celebrity

8/10/2017
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How do you become a celebrity? A special talent or skill is no longer a prerequisite.

Duration: 00:53:51


Thailand’s Triple Threat

8/9/2017
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Thailand faces a “triple threat”: A new king, separatist violence in the South and the consolidation of military rule.

Duration: 00:53:51


Ethical machines

8/7/2017
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Can we make machines more ethical? Can there be responsible machines?

Duration: 00:54:47


Crime stories from Scandinavia

8/3/2017
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Scandinavian crime books, movies and TV series are winning international audiences.

Duration: 00:53:51


Being creative in the digital age

8/2/2017
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Digital technology is disrupting traditional models of creative industry and artists must explore new ways of distribution and audience engagement.

Duration: 00:53:51


The Millennial generation

8/1/2017
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A panel of 'millennials' discuss their aspirations and how the view the Australia they are growing up in.

Duration: 00:54:16


Boris Johnson: Brexit and the ties that bind

7/31/2017
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Britain's Foreign Secretary calms fears about Brexit and welcomes the strong connection with Australia.

Duration: 00:54:17


Is the refugee convention out of date?

7/27/2017
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With millions of displaced people in the world, is the refugee convention meeting their needs or should it be revised or replaced?

Duration: 00:53:51


BBC Reith Lecture 5: Adaptation

7/26/2017
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How to make history leap from the pages of a novel on to stage and screen.

Duration: 00:00:23


Medically assisted dying

7/25/2017
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Both Victoria and NSW are considering new proposals for medically assisted dying

Duration: 00:54:16


Democracy as human value

7/24/2017
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Lenart Škof reflects on the ethical and spiritual foundations of the idea of democracy.

Duration: 00:54:16


Mission songs

7/20/2017
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The history of indigenous missions and reserves told through folk songs and why we need indigenous recognition in the constitution

Duration: 00:53:51


BBC Reith Lecture Four: Can these bones live?

7/19/2017
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Writing historical fiction - how to satisfy historians as well as literature critics.

Duration: 00:00:23


BBC Reith Lecture Three: Silence Grips the town

7/12/2017
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A tale of history, obsession and a writer who died for her art.

Duration: 00:00:23


Regulating for the public good

7/10/2017
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Has the era of deregulation passed? Do citizens want governments and institutions to intervene and protect the public good?

Duration: 00:54:16

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