Program Category: Main Program 30 Oct


Main Program | In Conversation with Michael Vatikiotis

30 Oct 2022 09:00 /

Lives Between the Lines is a family story of Michael Vatikiotis’s grandparents and parents in the Levant, spanning from the mid-1800s to the end of the Second World War in …

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Main Program | The Nuances of Cultural Appropriation

30 Oct 2022 09:00 /

Where do inspiration and appreciation end and appropriation begin? What distinguishes cultural exchange from cultural appropriation? Will fear of cultural appropriation inhibits the work of fiction writers? Our panelists delve …

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Main Program | Representing Women in Cinema and Popular Culture

30 Oct 2022 10:15 /

In the last few decades, representations of complex women’s issues in popular culture and media have been on the rise. How do female directors negotiate the demands of mainstream audiences …

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Main Program | The Bali Bombings, 20 years later

30 Oct 2022 10:15 /

No one ever thought Bali, island of the Gods, would be a victim of terrorism, but on 12 October 2002, two explosions rocked the streets of Kuta. This single act …

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Main Program | Publishing in Southeast Asia

30 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Southeast Asia’s publishing scene continues to grow and evolve, but not without its unique challenges. For a region with such immensely rich cultures, histories, and languages, its many locally-celebrated writers …

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Main Program | Dreams from the Golden Island

30 Oct 2022 11:30 /

Mimpi-mimpi dari Pulau Emas, Dreams from the Golden Island, is a poetic narrative by Elizabeth Inandiak and other writers and artists about the great sages of China, India, and Tibet …

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Main Program | Investigative Journalism

30 Oct 2022 12:45 /

Drew Ambrose and Andreas Harsono specialise in uncovering corruption, human rights, and environmental issues. Together they share their stories, as well as, the in-depth process required for this type of …

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Main Program | From Book to Screen

30 Oct 2022 12:45 /

With the advent of streaming services, books are being relied on more than ever to provide content. But what actually goes into the long process of turning a novel into …

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Main Program | Jokowi and the New Indonesia

30 Oct 2022 14:00 /

In 2019, Joko Widodo – popularly known as Jokowi – was elected the seventh president of the Republic of Indonesia for a second five-year term. From modest beginnings in Central …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Desi Anwar

30 Oct 2022 14:00 /

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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