Program Tags: Society, Culture and History


Main Program | In Conversation with Preeta Samarasan

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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Cultural Workshop | Bahasa Indonesia Breakfast

Kick-start your Festival day with traditional Balinese treats and coffee while learning the basics of Bahasa Indonesia with the bubbly team from Cinta Bahasa. Learn key greetings, the dos, and …

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Film Program | Tribute to Richard Oh

Richard Oh’s death has left a sorrowful void in the literary community. We will remember him as a writer, director, and a great patron of Indonesian literature who, for more …

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Main Program | Parallel Lives: Living Between Cultures

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 | Rekindling Dormant Languages

“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 | In Conversation with Michael Vatikiotis

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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