Program Category: Main Program 28 Oct


Main Program | In Conversation with Preeta Samarasan

28 Oct 2022 09:00 /

Preeta Samarasan, author of Tale of the Dreamer’s Son, tells stories of family, race, religion, tradition versus modernity, all with a backdrop of Malaysian heritage. Janet Steele welcomes Preeta to …

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Main Program | Intellectual Journeys with Brigid Delaney and Eric Weiner

28 Oct 2022 09:00 /

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 | In Conversation with Osman Yousefzada

28 Oct 2022 09:00 /

British activist, interdisciplinary artist, and celebrated designer Osman Yousefzada, discusses his first book, The Go-Between, a uniquely observed memoir of his childhood growing up between worlds in a closed migrant community. …

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Main Program | The Power of Poetry

28 Oct 2022 10:15 /

Poetry has the power to move, inspire and unite us. Poetry, out of all the literary genres, chooses the most beautiful ‘passage.’ Join us for a poetry reading that centres …

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Main Program | Shaping Children’s Literacy

28 Oct 2022 10:15 /

From the first days of a child’s life, their skills in language and literacy are shaped by listening and interacting with the people around them. Children’s author Ariyo Zidni and …

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Main Program | Climate Change in the Austral-Asian Region

28 Oct 2022 10:15 /

Dramatic mountains, oceans, rivers, trees, and iconic wildlife are synonymous with Indonesia and the Austral-Asian region. But, we are all beginning to understand that our environment is changing and that …

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Main Program | Beacon of Hope: The Human Experience of Conflict

28 Oct 2022 11:30 /

The story of refugees is one of survival, transformation, and triumph. Max Rosochinsky and Oksana Maksymchuk fled Ukraine right before the outbreak of the war. Giuseppe Catozzella’s book Don’t Tell Me …

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Main Program | Alternative History of Indonesia

28 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Can re-telling narratives change our understanding of contemporary Indonesian history? Peter Carey, Eko Darmoko, and Max Lane discuss why the analysis of the longest period of Indonesian history, the New …

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Main Program | Women in History

28 Oct 2022 11:30 /

In conflicts and humanitarian events around the world, what are the experiences of women? Magdalena Sitorus’s research explores the perspectives of women survivors of Indonesia’s 1965 mass killings, as does …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Marina Mahathir

28 Oct 2022 12:45 /

This is Marina Mahathir’s story, from her perspective and no one else’s. It is, she hopes, the answer to the question: What is it like to be Dr M’s daughter? …

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