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  • Globalisation and Inequality in the Age of Trump[5 June 2017]

    At the 2017 Sydney Writers’ Festival, four renowned figures Thomas Friedman, Sebastian Mallaby, Richard Holden and Ged Kearney discuss globalisation and inequality in the age of Trump, moderated by Emma Alberici.


  • Considering the Fundamentals of Life[5 June 2017]

    At the Sydney Writers’ Festival, this year, five University of Sydney academics, Beth Yahp, Chin Jou, Tess Lea (facilitator), Astrida Neimanis and Elspeth Probyn joined together to discuss the fundamentals of life at stake.


  • Celebrating the late Georgia Blain[5 June 2017]

    “Is an audience willing and still enough to be read to?” asks Charlotte Wood, writer and close friend of the late Georgia Blain.


  • Chris Rodley on How to build a novel-writing machine[25 May 2017]

    Is artificial intelligence taking over the human novelist? Is the fantasy of a bot-writing machine far-fetched in the bot-spam era? Chris Rodley takes us on a journey through the history of novel-writing machines to take us back where we began.


  • 5 things you need to know about Susan Faludi[16 May 2017]

    As a Major Partner of the Sydney Writers Festival in 2017, we are thrilled to be welcoming acclaimed international author Susan Faludi on campus. Here are 5 reasons you should be excited about her visit.