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  • Dendroarchaeologist A. Prof. Charlotte Pearson from the University of Arizona talks on Nights about uncovering moments in history through analysis of wooden artefacts

  • The BBC's Jack Stewart heads to Hong Kong in Windows on the World to explore whether our preoccupation with money is affecting the way we treat other people

  • on Afternoons Simon Mercep talks to Archaeologist Amr Al Azm who is part of a team training activists how to protect and hide ancient treasures from being destroyed by ISIS in Northern Iraq and Syria

  • In The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews the first solo album of Tobias Jesso Jr. and talks to Toumani Diabate, and Melody Thomas discusses the debut of Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett

  • On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests include Damon Gameau on sugar, and Rebecca Herzig on hair removal