Events

 
 

CALENDAR

WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Griffith Review in Conversation: The economics of conservation
Charles Massy, Jane Gleeson-White and Hugh Possingham with Paul Barclay

When: Thursday 21 March 2019 from 5pm

Where
Drinks
from 5pm in The Conservatorium Board Room (South Brisbane)
Event from 6pm in The Ian Hangar Recital Hall


PREVIOUS EVENTS

ADELAIDE WRITERS’ WEEK
Griffith Review: Writing the Country
James Bradley, Jane Gleeson-White & Tom Griffiths with Ashley Hay

As the planet’s climate undergoes dramatic change, how can we survive in a transformed and sometimes threatening world?

When: 3.45 pm, Wednesday 6 March 2019

Where: West Stage, Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens
King William Road
Adelaide

WRITER IN RESIDENCE PUBLIC LECTURE
1942: Rabaul Year Zero

How do you write a book about the 1942 Japanese invasion of the Australian Territory of New Guinea – and in 2018, why would you even want to do that anyway?

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 6-7pm
Where: Adams Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Canberra


 

News + Events

This Thursday 21 March I’ll be at the World Science Festival in Brisbane talking about the economics of conservation with regenerative farmer Charles' Massy and biodiversity expert Professor Hugh Possingham. The conversation, chaired by the ABC’s Paul Barclay, promises to be a fascinating exploration of the critical role of economics in questions of climate change and ecology more generally .

Griffith Review 63: Writing the Country (February 2019) examines strategies that offer radical ideas on how we might navigate the Anthropocene. My essay is Valuing country: let me count three ways.

My essay My womb is not terra nullius is now out in the excellent collection of writing about abortion: Choice Words: A collection of writing about abortion edited by Louise Swinn. This is a critically important subject. As Tanya Plibersek says in her foreword: Reproductive freedom is intimately tied to gender equality.

Contributors include Ann Summers, Angela Williamson, Rosie Waterland, Melissa Lucashenko, Caroline de Costa, Tara June Winch, Michelle Law, Brie Lee, Tony Birch, Gideon Haigh and so many more.