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Jordana Silverstein

Jordana Silverstein is a senior research fellow at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness at the University of Melbourne. She has also been a visiting scholar at the ANU’s Humanities Research Centre and a three-time judge of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Nonfiction. Jordana has a History PhD and is the author of Anxious Histories (2015), on narrating the Holocaust, and co-editor of Refugee Journeys (2021). Her criticism and essays appear widely, including in The Conversation and Overland, and she appears regularly in the media.

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Taking to the Field: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC

If asked to name an Australian woman scientist from the past, very few could. Let’s change that. Histories of Australian science largely overlook women. Their absence gives the impression that,...

Free

Time of Our Lives: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC

Join Maggie Kirkman to celebrate the release of Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women. ‘A must-read for all those women who refuse to go gentle into that good night’ Maxine McKew...

Free

The Big Teal – Net Zero: Investing in the Future (Brisbane)

Playhouse, QPAC Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

A decade-long climate war and inadequate government action have left a vacuum of opportunities that are being sucked up by an increasing number of business leaders, investors and activists. Respected...

$30 – $35