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Main Program | Narratives in Global Activism

27 Oct 2022 15:15 - 16:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus Restaurant. Festival Hub (Google Maps)

What relationship does the written word have to activism? Our speakers offer their unique perspectives on how writing can transcend borders, build bridges between us, and inspire global change. Join Marina Mahathir, renowned Malaysian socio-political activist and writer, Giuseppe Catozella, celebrated Italian fiction author and nominated UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, and Prodita Sabarini, CEO and Publisher of The Conversation Indonesia, in conversation with Jewel Topsfield.

Apa hubungan yang dimiliki kata-kata yang tertulis dengan aktivisme? Para pembicara ini menawarkan perspektif unik mereka tentang bagaimana menulis dapat menembus batas, membangun sebuah jembatan di antara kita, dan menginspirasi perubahan global. Saatnya bergabung dengan Marina Mahathir aktivis dan penulis sosial-politik Malaysia yang terkenal, Giuseppe Catozella penulis fiksi terkenal Italia dan nominasi Duta Besar UNHCR, dan Prodita Sabarini CEO dan Penerbit The Conversation Indonesia, mereka akan berbincang bersama Jewel Topsfield.


Giuseppe Catozzella

One of Italy’s most popular contemporary writers, Giuseppe Catozzella has published across multiple literary genres, including plays, short stories and novels. His novel Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid, dealing with the …

Marina Mahathir

Marina Mahathir is a writer and socio-political activist from Malaysia. In 2010, she was awarded UN Person of The Year for her volunteer work in combatting HIV/AIDS. Marina is passionate …

Jewel Topsfield

Jewel Topsfield is the Social Affairs Editor at The Age and was formerly the Indonesia correspondent of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. In 2016 she won the Lowy …

Prodita Sabarini

Prodita Kusuma Sabarini is a media executive, editor, and public communication trainer, and is the CEO/publisher of The Conversation Indonesia. Her career as a journalist started with The Jakarta Post in 2005. …