Program Category: Main Program 05 Nov

Main Program | The Language of Movement

05 Nov 2020 13:00 /

Although Indonesia is renowned for its many types of traditional performing arts that continue to be performed today, the contemporary dance and theatre scene is also thriving. Join these talented …

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Main Program | Ben Bland: Hong Kong’s Struggle

05 Nov 2020 14:00 /

With the new draconian and far-reaching national security law recently imposed on Hong Kong, are the struggles of Hong Kong only about human rights and democracy, or do they address …

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Main Program | William Dalrymple: The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

05 Nov 2020 15:00 /

Bestselling author and historian William Dalrymple returns with The Anarchy, which explores how the Mughal Empire fell and was replaced by a multinational corporation based thousands of miles away – …

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Main Program | Oka Rusmini: Men Coblong

05 Nov 2020 16:00 /

Starting out as a column in the Bali Post, writer and journalist Oka Rusmini’s “Men Coblong” offered a feminine perspective on mothers and women. The character of Men Coblong, a …

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Main Program | Richard Fidler: The Golden Maze: A Biography of Prague

05 Nov 2020 17:00 /

In The Golden Maze, Richard Fidler describes Prague as a city where history is ‘‘written in pencil, erased, rewritten and erased again … a fabulous palimpsest of stories.’’ Sit back …

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Main Program | Avni Doshi: Burnt Sugar

05 Nov 2020 18:00 /

Avni Doshi’s Burnt Sugar has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize. “An unsettling, sinewy debut, startling in its venom and disarming in its humour from the very first sentence,” …

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