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The Wheeler Centre: Books, Writing, Ideas: Videos

Summary: Events and interviews from the world of books, writing and ideas, presented by The Wheeler Centre

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 Texts in the City: Moral Disorder | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:41:45

Ruby J Murray and Carmel Bird explore Margaret Atwood's classic collection of stories, Moral Disorder.

 Australian Literature 101: Kate Grenville: Lilian's Story | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:00:12

In this instalment of our series exploring seminal Australian texts, host Ramona Koval is joined by writer and academic Susan Sheridan, who presents a lecture on Kate Grenville's classic novel *Lilian's Story*.

 Faith and Culture: The Voice of Faith and Public Reason: Keynote Address | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:57:51

Series curator Raimond Gaita launches our Faith and Culture program with a keynote lecture arguing why the relationships between faith and secularism must be examined.

 Faith and Culture: The Voice of Faith and Public Reason: Discussion | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:07:17

Raimond Gaita, Asma Barlas, Susan Neiman, Bernadette Tobin and Scott Stephens discuss Gaita's keynote speech, launching our Faith and Culture series.

 Lunchbox/Soapbox: Janine Burke on Artful Nesting | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:18:39

Art historian and writer Janine Burke speaks passionately about the art and mystery of the animal world.

 The Fifth Estate: End of Growth? | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:04:07

Sally Warhaft, Satyajit Das and Andrew Charlton take part in a heated debate over the future of economic growth in Australia and beyond.

 The Hazel Rowley Legacy | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:20:48

Alex Miller and Jim Davidson mark the anniversary of their friend Hazel Rowley's passing, and announce the winner of the Hazel Rowley Memorial Fellowship. With Fiona Gruber.

 Lunchbox/Soapbox: Roscoe Howell on Australians and Modern Slavery | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:16:58

Roscoe Howell outlines modern forms of slavery, discussing how it intersects with our decisions, and explaining how we can bring about change.

 Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer: Between the Lines | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:00:07

Jodi and Samantha share their creative journey in this special event.

 Texts in the City: A Streetcar Named Desire | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:43:04

Andrew McDonald and Josh Nelson discuss Tennessee Williams' classic play, A Streetcar Named Desire.

 Quarterly Essay - The Big Whinge: Laura Tingle | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:58:41

Laura Tingle and Fran Kelly discuss Tingle's Quarterly Essay, which tackles Australian society's climate of antagonism and complaint.

 Lunchbox/Soapbox: Ian Lowe: Bigger or Better? Australia's Population Debate | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:18:26

Professor Ian Lowe of the Australian Conservation Foundation examines the complex, controversial issues surrounding the population debate in Australia.

 Masha Gessen and Sheng Keyi | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 01:15:53

Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen and contemporary Chinese novelist Sheng Keyi join Jenny Niven for a discussion about power, voice and change in their homelands.

 Walter Lippmann Memorial Lecture: Lindsay Tanner | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:59:08

Lindsay Tanner argues for the economic benefits of diversity through immigration in Australia.

 Texts in the City: A Christmas Carol | File Type: video/m4a | Duration: 00:43:19

Ruby J Murray and Dr Grace Moore examine Charles Dickens' classic text, A Christmas Carol.


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