Big Ideas - Full program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio National
14 Nov 2018

Big Ideas - Full program podcast

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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

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    Will facial identification technology erode civil liberties?

    Once the stuff of science fiction, facial identification technology is now very much a reality. Should we be worried?

  • Posted on 15 Nov 2018

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    Sexism in sport and sport and national identity

    Sports journalist Caroline Wilson on her career in the male dominated world of sports reporting and sports stars discuss their love of sport and its place in our national identity

  • Posted on 14 Nov 2018

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    The future of English as a global lingua franca

    Brexit will likely strengthen the position of English as Europe’s lingua franca and at the same time de-stabilize the status of standard English.

  • Posted on 13 Nov 2018

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    Sarah Krasnostein and the trauma cleaner

    Sarah Krasnostein talks about the incredible life and times of Sandra Pankhurst, a transgender trauma cleaner.

  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    War correspondent Charles Bean and the Anzacs

    Charles Bean was our first official war correspondent and devoted his life to telling the story of Australians in the first world war. Bean wrote and edited the official history and campaigned for a national war memorial.

  • Posted on 08 Nov 2018

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