Public lectures

Whenever possible the Research Unit for Indigenous Language record our public lectures and make them available for you to watch. Enjoy!

Upcoming: 9th November 2017, 5:30pm

Join Sam Osborne and Karina Lester as they discuss 'Our languages matter - Kulinin?': Red Dirt Thinking on ethical listening, aspirations and culturally responsive pedagogies.

5:30pm, November 9th
Old Arts Public Lecture Theatre, Parkville

For more information, and to register, visit

May 2017

Greg Dickson and Grant Thompson: 'Something lost, something found: Kriol of Northern Australia'

Video recording created by Arts Unimelb and hosted on Vimeo.

May 2016

Associate Professor Nicholas Reid: 'Aboriginal memories of inundation of the Australian coast'

October 2015

Victorian Aboriginal Corporation of Languages: Paul Paton and Mandy Nicholson: 'The revival of Victorian Aboriginal Languages'