The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition & the Post-Glacial World description
In The Edge of Memory, Professor of Geography Patrick Nunn lays out evidence that the great oral histories of Indigenous societies were forerunners of Western physical science. His research demonstrates that the ancient culture and practices of Aboriginal Australia, and other traditions from around the globe, offer an unparalleled depth of knowledge about our physical world. An intriguing account of our distant past and what Indigenous stories can teach us about our world today.
Chair: Danielle Clode
Event additional information
Patrick Nunn holds a research professorship at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2014. He has written several books, the most recent of which is The Edge of Memory.
Danielle Clode is an award-winning author of narrative nonfiction, history and children’s books. Her most recent publications are The Wasp and the Orchid and From Dinosaurs to Diprotodons.
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