Events are in Australia unless otherwise indicated.
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Sunday 18 March, Clunes Booktown on Sundays. The Memory Code. Author talk and memory workshop. Details to follow. https://clunesbooktown.com.au/visitor-info/sundayselection/
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January 1 2017, Kirkus Review: The Memory Code.
Monday 2 January, Sources & Methods #34 (UK): Lynne Kelly. Podcast.
January / February, Issue 427 , Australian Mensa magazine, TableAus: Dr Lynne Kelly on Cracking the Memory Code (Interview with Daniel Kilov). Now online at Mental Athelete.
Tuesday February 7, MessageToEagle.com: Stonehenge Was An Ancient Database And ‘Memory Code’ – Intriguing Theory Suggests
Wednesday 8 February, Roundtable Morning Show, WAMC, Northeast Public Radio (US). The Memory Code. 12 WAMC, http://wamc.org/post/secrets-stonehenge-easter-island-and-other-ancient-monuments
Wednesday 8 February, Tell Me Everything with John Fuglesang (US): The Memory Code, radio interview, SiriusXM Insight Channel 121, 3 – 3.30 pm.
Thursday 9 February, Cosmos magazine (AUS) (Feb/March issue). More Than Memory. Now online:https://cosmosmagazine.com/society/more-than-memory
Thursday 9 February, Brooklyn Museum (US). The African memory device, the lukasa, was brought out of storage for me. As there are none that I know of in Australia, this was very exciting. There were also meetings with the curators about a range of objects including kachina, Yoruba divination boards and the Paracas Tapestry. (I know it isn’t a media event, but it is too exciting not to mention).
Saturday 11 February, New York Public Library (US): A Skeptic Tackles Stonehenge: The Memory Code, 3.00 – 5.00 pm, Jefferson Market Library.
Wednesday 15 February, National Capital Area Skeptics, Washington DC (US): A skeptic tackles Stonehenge: The Memory Code, 7:30pm. Rockville Library. http://www.ncas.org/2017/01/february-15-rational-approach-to-oral.html
Now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOkZJ19FSiA&feature=youtu.be
Thursday 16 February, American Institute of Architects, Virginia (US): The Memory Code and the foundation of architecture, http://www.aianova.org/event.php?eventID=1436
Tuesday 21 February, Stonehenge News Blog (UK): Memory Code: The Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge and Ancient Monuments the World Over
Wednesday 22 February, University of Nottingham (UK): Indigenous memory and Stonehenge – yes, there is a link, Workshop and public lecture.
Thursday 23 February, Cardiff University, Wales (UK): The Memory Code, Archaeology seminar for the Archaeology Department, 5:00 PM and discussion afterwards at the pub (of course – these are archaeologists!).
Friday 24 February, Shelf Awareness for Readers, Book review: The Memory Code. http://www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=586 (You need to scroll down!)
Monday 27 February, Fortean Society, London (UK). Monumental memories: Indigenous memory and Stonehenge. The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.
Train and Tube: Liverpool Street. Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East. 7.45. Bookings: http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com.au/2016/11/monumental-memories-indigenous-memory.html
Thursday 2 March, Gravesend Skeptics in the Pub (UK), Monumental Memories: No. 84 Tea Room and Eatery, 84 Parrock Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1QF
Sunday 12 March, Fortean Podcast #3 (UK): http://www.gregoryakerman.org/forteana-podcast/2017/3/12/fp-3-with-dr-lynne-kelly
Wednesday 22 March, Castlemaine State Festival: Unladylike Podcast: On Knowledge. Panel with Robyn Annear and the team from the Unladylike podcast, Kelly Gardiner and Adele Walsh. https://unladylikepodcast.com/2017/03/26/15-on-knowledge/
Thursday 18th May, Archaeology and Anthropology Society of Victoria. Indigenous memory methods: Stonehenge and beyond. The Kathleen Syme Library & Community Centre, 251 Faraday St, Carlton at 6.30 PM. http://aasv.org.au
Saturday 27 May, Sydney Writers’ Festival. How Memory Training Changed My Thinking.
June edition, Qantas Travel Insider in-air magazine, mention by actor Jack Thompson of The Memory Code:
Monday 5 June, ABC Radio National AM, Indigenous memory techniques trialled in ‘world first’ at Victorian school:
Monday 5 June, ABC News online Indigenous memory techniques helping primary school students learn and remember:
Thursday 15 June, Magnetic Memory Method online : The Memory Code: Prehistoric Memory Techniques You Can Use Now.
Saturday 17 June, The Orality Centre Memory Workshops: http://theoralitycentre.org/index.php/2017/05/21/memory-workshops-saturday-17-june/
Wednesday 28 June, Castlemaine Book Club 1, The Memory Code. 6:30 PM.
Thursday 29, Friday 30 June, Small World Journeys Memory Seminars, Cairns:
Sunday 9 July, Artswank with Suzanne Donisthorpe on MainFM, Richard Baxter’s portrait. With Richard Baxter talking about his portrait of me for the Archibald Prize.
Monday 4 September, Start Up Geometry podcast with Scott Gosnell (US), Lynne Kelly on The Memory Code:
Tuesday 19 September, The Lyceum Club: Ancient memory techniques and their application, 10:30 AM, Lyceum Club Melbourne, members only.
Monday 25 September, Castlemaine Book Club 2, The Memory Code. 7:30 PM.
Friday 29 September, Science on Top Podcast, http://scienceontop.com/sot-special-23-dr-lynne-kelly/
Saturday 21 October, The Saturday Paper, Memory Systems and Ancient Knowledge, p. 28 and online: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2017/10/21/memory-systems-and-ancient-knowledge/15085044005362
Saturday 11 November, Mysterious Universe podcast, with Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy. http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/11/18-19-mu-podcast/
Le Monde, France, L’art de la mémoire est-il à l’origine du fantastique? by Rémi Sussan. http://internetactu.blog.lemonde.fr/2017/12/10/lart-de-la-memoire-est-il-a-lorigine-du-fantastique/
Tuesday 12 December, Shattered Reality podcast with Kate Valentine and Fahrusha. https://wp.me/p5eRbZ-8t
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Wednesday 25 May, Castlemaine Rotary Club: Memory, Knowledge and Stonehenge, Cumberland Hotel, Castlemaine, 6.30 pm.
Saturday 4 June, Sydney Skeptics: Secret business and all good fun! Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, Sydney, 6.30 pm.
Friday 17 June, Main FM Radio Roundup: The Memory Code, with Ben Boyang and Rusty Nails. 8.30 pm.
Tuesday 21 June, ABC Life Matters with Ellen Fanning: The Memory Code, radio interview. Now online at: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/once-we-were-google–ancient-memory-techniques-rediscoverd/7528274
Tuesday 21 June, LaTrobe University News: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/articles/2016/release/ancient-cultures,-new-ideas-about-memory
Tuesday 21 June, Avid Reader, Brisbane Launch: The Memory Code, talk and book signing. Bookings essential: http://avidreader.com.au/events/lynne-kelly-the-memory-code. 6.00 pm for 6.30 start.
Wednesday 22 June, ABC Conversations with Richard Fidler: The Memory Code, radio interview. 11.00 am – midday. Now online at http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2016/06/22/4486659.htm
Friday 24 June, ABC All in the Mind, The Memory Code, radio interview for NAIDOC Week. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/allinthemind/indigenous-memory-code/7553976
Friday, 8 July, ABC Online Songlines: the Indigenous memory code: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/allinthemind/songlines-indigenous-memory-code/7581788
Sunday 26 June, news.com.au: The Memory Code book extract.
Sunday 26 June, idoubtit review by Sharon Hill: The Memory Code: Presenting an outrageous new idea to the world referring to the book extract above.
Monday 27 June, 3AW Afternoons, The Memory Code, radio interview, 2.30 pm.
Tuesday 28 June, Channel TEN Studio 10, The Memory Code. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ6PIcdQPP4
Tuesday 28 June, Readings Hawthorn and Readings Carlton, The Memory Code, book signing, 11 am and 1 pm.
Tuesday 28 June, ABC 774, Evenings with Lindy Burns, The Memory Code, radio interview, 7.30 pm.
Thursday 30 June, CAAMA, with Paul Wiles, The Memory Code, radio interview. http://caama.com.au/news/2016/aborignal-songlines-provide-the-answer-to-an-ancient-mystery.
Thursday 30 June, Castlemaine Library: The Memory Code, talk followed by the launch. 6.00 pm. Stoneman’s Bookroom will be present with books for sale and signing. The Memory Code will be launched by Mayor Christine Henderson. Bookings will be essential – click here to book. BOOKED OUT.
Saturday 2 July, Sydney Morning Herald & The Age Traveller: Passport, The five places that made me, newspaper article. http://www.traveller.com.au/the-five-places-that-made-me-dr-lynne-kelly-science-writer-gppd4b
Monday 4 July, Good Morning Country with Kevin Walsh, The Memory Code, radio interview pre-record for broadcast later.
Tuesday 5 July, Pulse FM: The Blurb with Bernard Ryan, The Memory Code, radio interview, 3.30 pm.
Wednesday 6 July, Radio 2SER, Final Draft with Andrew Pople, The Memory Code, 7 pm.
Thursday 21 July, ABC 774, Afternoons with Clare Bowditch, Spiders and The Memory Code
Friday 22 July, Radio New Zealand, Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan, The Memory Code.
All August, Word in Winter, Newstead: Arachnophilia, [from my book, Spiders: learning to love them] Newstead Railway Station Arts Hub. A display of my jewellery and ornaments, http://nwiw.blogspot.com.au/p/program_6.html
Thursday 4 August, Weekly Times book review: The Memory Code. http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/country-living/the-memory-code-by-lynne-kelly-allen–unwin-rrp-3299/news-story/ec99225c68c2ed210fda9427bbdf90f7
Saturday 6 August, Castlemaine Library: Memory Board workshop. Bookings will be taken at the Castlemaine launch.
Thursday 11 August, Tasmanian Times, Paula Xiberras: interview for online newspaper. Details to follow.
Saturday 13 August, Eltham Bookshop: National Bookshop Day: The Memory Code, writing, signing, talking and loving a really great bookshop. Eltham Bookshop, 970 Main Road, Eltham, 12 midday – 1 pm.
Saturday 19 August, Ballarat Courier: New theory says Stonehenge was a ‘memory palace’. http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/4104488/the-palace-of-memory/
Monday 22 August, Thinking Aloud book review: The Memory Code. ‘There are books that have the potential to change lives and this is one such. …’ http://www.thinking-allowed.com.au/2016/08/22/walking-the-memory-lane/
Saturday 27 August, Words in Winter, Newstead: The Memory Code. 2 pm. Welshman’s Reef Winery. http://nwiw.blogspot.com.au/p/program_6.html
Monday 5 September, Bendigo Young Writers’ Workshop: Writing from your Passion, Goldfields Library, Bendigo Branch, 4.15 – 6 pm.
Tuesday 6 September, Mordialloc Skeptics: The Memory Code, Mordialloc Sporting Club, 528 Main Street, Mordialloc. 7.30 pm. Dinner beforehand at Jack’s Restaurant from 6 pm.
Friday – Sunday, 9 -11 September, Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival, Coolum Beach, Queensland, In Conversation and Workshop, http://sunshinecoastreadersandwritersfestival.com. Preliminary media: Brisbane Courier-Mail.
Tuesday 20 September, Castlemaine VIEW Club, The Memory Code, BUDA Homestead, 6.30 pm.
Saturday 24 September, Sydney Skeptics Dinner: The Memory Code. Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 6.30 – 10 pm. Booking at the Sydney Skeptics website.
Tuesday 27 September, The Conversation: The Memory Code: how oral cultures memorise so much information, Dr Duane Hamacher,
Also published in Australasian Science, among a number of other sites: http://www.australasianscience.com.au/article/science-and-technology/memory-code-how-oral-cultures-memorise-so-much-information.html
And then in French:
Wednesday 28 September, ABC Kimberley Breakfast with Fiona Poole: The Memory Code, 7.15 am (WA time).
Thursday 29 September, ABC North West, Breakfast with Tangiora Hinaki: The Memory Code, 7.10 am (WA time).
Tuesday 4 October, ABC Far North Queensland, Mornings with Kier Shorey: The Memory Code, 9.35 am (Qld time).
Wednesday 12 October, Monash Indigenous Centre, Monash University: Memory codes and Indigenous knowledge, 2.00 – 3.00 pm. http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/events/events/mic-seminar-memory-codes-and-indigenous-knowledge/
Sunday 23 October, Strath Creek Landcare Focus on Fauna Group: Spiders: learning to love them. Strath Creek Hall, 3 pm.
Thursday 27 October Humanist Society of Victoria: The Memory Code. Hawthorn Library: Hawthorn Community Precinct, Meeting Rooms 3 & 4. 7.30 for 8 pm. Report of the talk: http://vichumanist.org.au/memory-code-indigenous-societies-orally-transmit-knowledge/
Wednesday 9 November, Brighton Library: The Memory Code, 14 Wilson Street, Brighton Victoria, 6.30 pm. https://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/things_to_see_and_do/9_November_2016-The_Memory_Code_with_Dr_Lynne_Kelly.htm
Friday 18 to Sunday 20 November, Word for Word Non-fiction Festival: The Memory Code, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, Geelong, Victoria. www.wordforwordfestival.com.au.
Thursday 24 November, Breakfast in Bed with Mary Vlahos and Vince Butler: The Memory Code, 9 – 10 am, 3WBC, 94.1fm or at www.3wbc.org.au.
Friday 25 November, Melbourne University Secular Society: Memory workshop as part of Skepticamp.
Saturday 26 November, Australian Skeptics Convention: A Rational Approach to Oral Tradition and Stonehenge, Melbourne University. Convention website: http://convention.skeptics.com.au
Now on YourTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o817Zefvmfk
Saturday 3 December, Conversations at the T.S. Bookshop: The Memory Code. Talk and book signing. 126 Russell Street, Melbourne. 2-3.30 pm.
Thursday 8 November, Christmas at Ballarat Books: The Memory Code, 5.00-7.00 pm, meet, greet and sign books.
Tuesday 13 December, The Atheist Society, Why the memory systems of not-so ‘primitive’ cultures explain Stonehenge. (A reference to their website comment on primitive people.) 8pm, Unitarian Hall, 110 Grey Street, East Melbourne. All welcome.