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Program Category: Main Program 09 Oct


Main Program | More Than A Woman

09 Oct 2021 09:00 /

Throughout history, female writers have had to fight to be taken seriously. Women’s literature was once thought to tell only the personal and domestic, unable to touch on big ideas …

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Main Program | Self Reflection and Loving Kindness

09 Oct 2021 10:00 /

Struggling to maintain grace and good humour amidst daily potholes and pitfalls? Author and essayist Brigid Lowry maybe just the warm, wise, and witty companion you need. To start the …

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Main Program | Weaving Mythical Characters and Magic Realism

Celebrated Indonesian author Ayu Utami, a pioneer of women’s erotica in Indonesia, along with Fogarty Award-winner Rebecca Higgie, will share stage and screen with Professor Krishna Sen to explore the …

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Main Program | Media and Memoir

In Phosphorescence, Julia Baird immerses herself in nature to explore friendships, family, loss, and illness, to seek the inner light that brightens our lives in the darkest times. In The …

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Main Program | Women of a Certain Rage

Australian politician and academic Anne Aly, award-winning children’s author Meg McKinlay, and documentary filmmaker Victoria Midwinter Pitt are all three exceptional women of widely different backgrounds. They have come together …

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Main Program | The Nutmeg’s Curse

In The Nutmeg’s Curse, Amitav Ghosh shares how Western colonialism and exploitation in the Banda Islands, Maluku, is the origin of climate change’s current dynamics. Hilmar Farid, the Director-General of Indonesia’s …

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Main Program | Semut

In Semut, Christine Helliwell shares the story of an Australian secret military operation launched into the remote jungled heart of the Japanese-occupied island of Borneo, in the final months of …

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Main Program | The Jakarta Method

In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military killed one million innocent civilians to eliminate the largest communist party outside China and the Soviet Union. Vincent Bevins’ bold and …

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