6pm-7pm, Monday 10 August 2015
Theatre, Lower Ground 1, National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra
Join Professor Julianne Schultz AM, founding editor of Griffith Review, and three outstanding young writers as they provide fresh perspectives on life in the world’s most populous region. Miguel Syjuco (the Philippines), Annie Zaidi (India) and Sheng Keyi (China) delve into the many facets of their countries, from the powerful and the powerless to the complexities of culture, politics and modernisation. Each writer describes what their country feels like up close and personal, with an insider’s eye and passion. Don’t miss this fascinating journey through New Asia.
In association with the Griffith Review, and assisted by the Australia Council for the Arts, Australia-China Council and Australia-Indonesia Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
More information: https://www.nla.gov.au/node/8019