Guest details for Saturday Morning 23 June 2012


8:15 Tomm Kristiansen

Tomm Kristiansen has been covering the trial of Anders Breivik for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.


8:30 Kemal Kirisci

Kemal Kirisci is Professor of Political Science at Bogazici University in Istanbul, where he holds a Jean Monnet Chair, and was recently appointed to a five-year term at the Brookings Institute in Washington DC. He has written widely on Turkish and Middle Eastern politics, and is in New Zealand for the 47th University of Otago Foreign Policy School 2012 (22-24 June).


9:05 Andrew Cooper

Dr Andrew Scott Cooper holds advanced degrees in history and strategic studies from Columbia University, the University of Aberdeen, and Victoria University, and has worked at the United Nations and Human Rights Watch. He is the author of The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East (Oneworld, ISBN: 978-1-85168-860-9).


9:45 Art with Mary Kisler

Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. She will discuss the 18th century Romantic painter Henry Fuseli, whose drawings from the Gallery’s collection are featured in the exhibition, Henri Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind (30 June 2012 to 13 January 2013). Images under discussion can be seen by clicking on the Art on Saturday Morning link on the right hand side of the Saturday Morning web page.


10:05 Playing Favourites with Ian and Clare Athfield

Ian and Clare Athfield have been running one of New Zealand’s most celebrated architectural practices for over four decades. Their work is celebrated in the new book, Athfield Architects: Architecture on High, by Julia Gatley (Auckland University Press, ISBN 978-1-86940-591-5), and in the exhibition of the same name which Julia has curated in association with Ian for City Gallery Wellington (22 June to 7 October).


11:05 Roger Ridley-Smith

Dr Roger Ridley-Smith graduated with a BA (Hons) in French from Victoria University of Wellington in 2006, over fifty years after he completed his BA at Canterbury University College. He also holds a medical degree from Otago University College and worked as a general practitioner in Wellington for many years. His paper, The Sick Soldiers of Gallipoli, was presented to the Third Gallipoli Conference in Istanbul in April.


11:45 Gardening with Kath Irvine

Kath Irvine has spent years teaching permaculture and gardening to schools and community groups. Her Edible Backyard workshops, run from her garden in Ohau, teach how to grow food and create edible backyards, and she writes for Good magazine. She will talk about pruning fruit trees.


Music played during the programme

Fiona Apple: Every Single Night
From the 2012 album: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
Played at around 11:05

Rodriguez: Sugar Man
From the 1970 album: Cold Fact
Played at around 11:30

Rufus Wainwright: Out of the Game
From the 2012 album: Out of the Game
Played at around 11:37

Playing Favourites with Ian and Clare Athfield

Elvis Presley: Jailhouse Rock
From the 1957 album: Jailhouse Rock
Played at around 10:12

Leonard Cohen: Tennessee Waltz (Live)
From the 2004 album: Dear Heather
Played at around 10:23

LubenYordanoff, Albert Tetard, Claude Desurmont, Daniel Barenboim: Vocalise, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du temps.
From the 1979 album: Quartet for the End of Time
(Deutsche Grammophon)
Played at around 10:40

Warren Love Band: Don's Song
From the 2006 album: Warren Love Band
(Elite Recordings)
Played at around 10:59

Studio operators

Line producer: Charlotte Graham
Wellington engineer: Marc Chesterman
Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon