Explorations – No 52 Jun 2012

IVAN BARKO, Foreword   NICOLE STARBUCK, The Colonial Field – Science, Sydney and the Baudin Expedition (1802) A scholarly examination of the scientific achievements of the Baudin expedition during its long stay in Port Jackson in 1802. Keywords: scientific research, natural history specimens and observations, Port Jackson, François Péron, Nicholas Baudin, Leschenault, a colonial field […]

Explorations No 4 – Mar 1987

WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword STAN SCOTT, The Incomparable “Kara” (1898-1968) “Kara” was Nazar Karagheusian, a Paris-born French-speaking personality of Armenian background, who taught French at the University of Melbourne from 1923 to 1957. Although having no formal qualifications, “Kara” was a well-read scholar with an infectious enthusiasm for many aspects of French literature and culture, as […]