cardiCast episode 82 – Kim Tairi

Kim Tairi is an indigenous, intersectional feminist and librarian. Her career spans more than 25 years in both Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. The Kaitoha Puka (University Librarian) at Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makaurau (AUT) she is Aotearoa’s first Māori University Librarian and a proud Nuku Woman.

In this episode, Kim speaks with Hugh about the challenges and opportunities of being an indigenous leader in a profession dominated by colonial knowledge structures and settler people. Kim shares some of her career history, and we even managed to sneak in a brief chat about personal style and fashion.

Recorded in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Naarm (Melbourne).
Edited on unceded Awabakal and Worimi land.

Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements EP.
Sourced from Free Music Archive under a Creative Commons licence.

cardiWatchParty 2021-05

Amareswar Galla - International Centre for Inclusive Cultural Leadership

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Amareswar Galla is Professor of Inclusive Cultural Leadership and Founding Director of the International Centre for Inclusive Cultural Leadership, and Dean of Faculty Development and Leadership, Anant National University, Ahmedabad, India.

About Amareswar Galla

Prof Galla is the Founding Executive Director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum (iiiM), Australia/India/USA.

Before attending the cardiWatchParty, please visit for more information and think of some great questions to ask Prof Galla, who we will have for about 15 minutes of Q&A following the screening. The screening will start at 7:35, and the Q&A will be 7:45-8pm Melb time. Please don’t be late!

Getting There

This is an online event, you will need a computing device and an internet connection.


This event is run on Discord. There are some known deficiencies for sight-impaired users.

Continue the conversation

It may be online but it's still a cardiParty! Stay after the Q & A to chat to fellow GLAM nerds.

NOTE: Times for this event are AEST (UTC+10) - please adjust for your local timezone.

5th May 2021 starting 7:30 PM through  8:30 PM