Event to celebrate the publication of Southern Screens: Cinema, Culture and the Global South, edited by Antonio Traverso (Routledge, 2017). The book will be launched at Curtin University by Professor Steve Mickler and commented by Professor Baden Offord and Dr Thor Kerr
Southern Screens: Cinema, Culture and the Global South adopts a transversal south-to-south approach to the study of screen culture across national and cultural territories. It examines conditions by which traditional and new media works and experiences participate in the generation, sharing and circulation of new knowledge that is both southern and about the South.
This forum, organized by All Saints College, provided an opportunity for candidates - including the incumbent state Treasurer - and voters to discuss issues of concern in the electorate in the lead up to the Western Australian election on March 11. The Canning Examiner reported extensively on our discussion of the Roe 8 road project, which was a key issue at the forum.
Join Christopher Crouch, Abdul Rahman Abdullah and Kelli McKlusky and me at The Bureau of Ideas from 6pm on 21 November at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Perth. This event is titled 'Art and politics, mist on the mirror: negating, negotiating or navigating power?' RSVP the email@example.com
Rather than freedom of speech, I will focus on freedom of broadcast as an essential element of clean democracy as one of the five speakers at the Bersih5 event in Perth. My talk will review recent discussion in Australia on racism, the power of establishment media and the challenge to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. What can the Bersih movement learn from contemporary Australian experience?