Fire & Ice

Tom Griffiths

TEDxSydney 2012 · 26 May 2012

Tom Griffiths is the W K Hancock Professor of History at the Australian National University and has written a history of Antarctica entitled Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica. In January this year he joined the centennial voyage to Mawson's huts in Antarctica. Tom's books and essays have won prizes in literature, history, science, politics and journalism, most recently the Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History in 2008 and the 2009 Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate.

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