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Melbourne Writers’ Festival at M.A.D.E
23 August, 2014 - 24 August, 2014
Melbourne Writers Festival and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E), join forces to explore and celebrate Australian history and stories of resistance, rebellion and struggle.
The weekend program brings together leading writers, historians and campaigners and builds upon M.A.D.E’s exhibitions and collections.
Come and spend a thinking, fun weekend at M.A.D.E
- Let Bob Brown inspire you about optimism
- Think about the future with Ross Garnaut and Doug Hendrie
- Explore new perspectives on our past with historians Clare Wright and Tony Moore, while comedian & historian David Hunt takes a more comic look at our history
- Participate in two workshops with Gabrielle Wang and Nicolas Brasch that will help you write your own book
- Hear prolific and celebrated author Jackie French tell Australian Stories
- Find out about some fabulous women in remote Australia with Anne Crawford
- Learn about grassroots activism with Garry Muratore from Tecoma
- Know what’s it like to be an aid worker with Tom Bamforth and Mark Isaacs