Program Category: Main Program 29 Oct


Main Program | Writing as Catharsis

29 Oct 2022 09:00 /

In the face of trauma, writing can be deeply cathartic and help us make sense of our lives, our relationships, and ourselves. In his new memoir, Patting the Shark, Tim …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Desi Anwar

29 Oct 2022 09:00 /

In The Art of Solitude, Desi Anwar’s musings and random thoughts captured during the time of Covid shows us that solitude is neither torment nor an affliction to be feared …

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Main Program | Unraveling Secrets in Fiction

29 Oct 2022 09:00 /

Hidden histories, secret identities and words unspoken. How do writers enrich their fictional worlds with layers that only unfold and reveal themselves over time? Writers Clarissa Goenawan, Karina Robles Bahrin …

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Main Program | Emerging Writers: Draft to First Publication

29 Oct 2022 10:15 /

“Publishing your debut novel fills you with excitement and a fair amount of anxiety. We live in a noisy world, and it can be challenging for new writers to make …

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Main Program | The Story of Munir

29 Oct 2022 10:15 /

The 2004 mid-air murder of Munir Said Thalib, one of Indonesia’s most famous human rights activists, continues to haunt Indonesia. In the narrative nonfiction book, We Have Tired of Violence, …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Max Lane: Indonesia Out Of Exile – How Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet Killed A Dictatorship

29 Oct 2022 10:15 /

Named ‘A fascinating book about the creation and impact of one of the world’s greatest literary works, in Max Lane’s latest work, Indonesia Out of Exile, he discusses how the …

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Main Program | The Media Landscape in SE Asia

29 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Southeast Asia is a diverse and complex region, geographically, culturally, and politically, with challenging terrain for media outlets to capture all these factors. This panel discusses the issues that are …

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Main Program | Connecting Life with Words: The Women Powering Poetry

29 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Poetry is an invitation for introspection, an opportunity to reveal your unique voice and unearth what it is yours to express. Join our speakers as they discuss their relationship with …

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Main Program | Bali, 50 Years of Change

29 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Jean Couteau and Eric Buvelot discuss Bali, 50 Years of Changes – A Conversation with Jean Couteau, translated from French by Diana Darling, looking back at Bali since the 1970s, …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Carla Power

29 Oct 2022 12:45 /

Carla Power, the author of two Pulitzer Prize finalists in General Nonfiction, discusses in her latest book, Home, Land, Security, the emerging field of deradicalization. By inquiring into the stories of those …

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