"Australian identity in a changing landscape": a conversation at Cinema Nova

A necessary conversation about Australia’s past, present and future.

Australian Foreign Affairs and Readings Carlton presented a panel that aimed to expand the way people think about Australia and its place in the world. This fifth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia’s struggle to define its identity and place in Asia as it balances its historic ties to the West with its geography.

Santilla Chingaipe is a journalist who has reported on Africa and Australia’s African communities.
George Megalogenis is a journalist, political commentator and author.
Christos Tsiolkas is a novelist, playwright and essayist.
David Walker is a historian and emeritus professor at Deakin University whose latest book is Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region.
Alice Pung is an award-winning writer, editor, teacher and lawyer. Her most recent book is Close to Home.


Wednesday, 13 March 

6:00 p.m. 

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton