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Join us in Elder Hall on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 March to hear some of Writers’ Week’s most interesting and engaged minds consider two of the pressing issues facing the world today.

Renowned international thinkers and activists Sohaila Abdulali, Soraya Chemaly, Ndaba Mandela and Birgitta Jónsdóttir join Australian authors Clare Wright, Megan Davis and Lucia Osborne-Crowley to discuss the debates within and being led by the feminist movement in the #MeToo era, and the breakdown of trust in political leadership and if, how we might imagine a new way of organising our societies.


Wed 6 Mar: Rage, Rape and Revolution with Sohaila Abdulali, Soraya Chemaly, Lucia Osborne-Crowley, and Clare Wright chaired by Sisonke Msimang

Thu 7 Mar: Reframing the Future with Ndaba Mandela, Birgitta Jónsdóttir and Professor Megan Davis, chaired by Scott Ludlam

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