Program Category: Main Program 27 Oct


Main Program | Festival Welcome

27 Oct 2022 09:00 /

Join us as Ubud Writers & Readers Festival begins with a traditional Balinese welcome dance, a warm welcome from out Founder and Director Janet Deneefe. This year we celebrate 19 …

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Main Program | Keynote with Putu Oka Sukanta

27 Oct 2022 09:15 /

We reflect on the extraordinary life and immense contribution that Putu Oka Sukanta has made to Indonesian literature over more than 40 years. Imprisoned for 10 years during the Soeharto …

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Main Program | Rekindling Dormant Languages

27 Oct 2022 10:15 /

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. Language is imbued with cultural values, ways of thinking, and histories that must be preserved and …

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Main Program | The Causes and Consequences of Disinformation and Misinformation

27 Oct 2022 10:15 /

Sorting through the vast amount of information created and shared online is challenging, even for experts. Disinformation and Misinformation often influence how political, health, environmental, and religious issues are viewed …

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Main Program | Parallel Lives: Living Between Cultures

27 Oct 2022 11:30 /

How do we create belonging and space for ourselves to feel a sense of inclusion? Our speakers come together to discuss their experiences of living between cultures and the importance …

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Main Program | Eco Feminism: Earthly Connections

27 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Saras Dewi, Doctor of Philosophy and author of Ecophenomenology, and Esther Vincent Xueming, author of Red Earth, an ecofeminist poetry collection, discuss the connections between feminism, healing, and ecology and …

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Main Program | Speculative Fiction: Exploring our Future

27 Oct 2022 12:45 /

Laura Jean McKay, Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and Sequoia Nagamatsu explore the power of speculative fiction to educate and influence our behavior by ultimately posing the “what if?” question through their …

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Main Program | Intellectual Journeys with Brigid Delaney and Eric Weiner

27 Oct 2022 12:45 /

Journalist and writer Brigid Delaney’s latest book, Reasons Not to Worry tells of the Stoic principles of virtue, moderation and self-discipline from the teachings of three ancient guides, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus. …

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Main Program | Where is Indonesian Art Going

27 Oct 2022 14:00 /

Indonesian art is as diverse and dynamic as the extraordinary cultures that flourish across the archipelago, with many artists fusing traditional with new techniques. Join our photo journey in tracing …

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Main Program | The Two Sides of the Wellness Industry

27 Oct 2022 14:00 /

The wellness industry has become a multi-billion-dollar business that claims to improve our health, happiness, and longevity. Our speakers share their research and personal stories that shed light on the …

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