Friday, June 27, 2014

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 28 June 2014 - Radio New Zealand National

8:15 Kent Greenfield: choice and limits
8:35 Jon Waters: aquatic mammal prehistory
9:05 Charles Murigande: genocide and conciliation in Rwanda
10:05 Playing Favourites with Giovanni Tiso
11:05 Lotta Dann: stopping drinking
11:45 Poetry with Greg O'Brien: a new anthology, and Rachel O'Neill

This Saturday's team:
Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Dunedin engineer: Martin Balch
Research by Anne Buchanan, Infofind

8:15 Kent Greenfield
Kent Greenfield is Professor of Law and Law Fund Research Scholar at Boston College Law School. He is the author of the 2011 book, The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits (Biteback Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-84954-307-1).

8:35 Jon Waters
Jon Waters is a Professor in the Department of Zoology, Otago University, and a Principal Investigator at the Allan Wilson Centre. He has research interests in how biological communities respond to environmental change, including historical climate fluctuations and more recent anthropogenic impacts. His recent work has focused on prehistoric sea lions, penguins and other coastal species.

9:05 Charles Murigande
Charles Murigande is the Tokyo-based Rwandan High Commisioner to New Zealand and Australia. He returned from exile to his home country in 1994, after the genocide of over a million people. A former secretary-general of the Rwandan Patriotic Front, he held a range of ministerial positions in the government of Rwanda.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Giovanni Tiso 
Giovanni Tiso is an Italian writer and translator based in Wellington. His main research interest is cultural theory, in particular the relationship between memory and technology, which was the subject of his doctoral dissertation. He blogs weekly at Bat, Bean, Beam, writes regularly for the Overland site, and tweets as @gtiso.

11:05 Lotta Dann
Lotta Dann started drinking alcohol at 15, trained as a journalist at 18, and spent 20 years perfecting both skills. After deciding to stop drinking, she started the anonymous blog, Mrs D is Going Without, which is also the title of her new memoir (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-1-87750-539-3).
11:45 Poetry with Gregory O'Brien
Painter, poet, curator and writer Gregory O'Brien is the author of a number of books, most recently the 2012 collection, Beauties of the Octagonal Pool (AUP), and is introducing New Zealand poets on the Best American Poetry website. He will discuss the new collection, Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page, edited by Siobhan Harvey, Harry Ricketts and James Norcliffe (Godwit, ISBN: 978-1-775-53459-4), and One Human in Height by Rachel O'Neill (Hue & Cry, ISBN: 978-0-473-25756-9).

On Saturday 28 June 2014 during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear a repeat broadcast of Kim Hill's interview from 21 June with filmmaker Jim Marbrook.

Next Saturday, 5 July, Kim Hill's guests will include Ian Jorgenson (Blink) on solving the problems of the New Zealand music scene, 

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