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Julian Meyrick

Julian Meyrick is a theatre director, historian and cultural policy analyst.  He was Associate Director and Literary Adviser at Melbourne Theatre Company, 2002-07, where he established the new play development program, Hard Lines.  Currently, he is Strategic Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University, Artistic Counsel of the State Theatre Company of South Australia, and a member of both Currency House editorial committee and Council of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Board. He has directed more than forty award-winning theatre productions, and has written for the Conversation, Daily Review, InDaily, the Monthly and the Sydney Review of Books.  His latest book Australian Theatre after the New Wave was published by Brill last year.

Julian Meyrick

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  • What Matters?

    Julian Meyrick, Robert Phiddian and Tully Barnett

Events

Grilling the Democracy Sausage

Canberra Writers Festival - Museum of Australian Democracy

Does our country have a vision for a stronger economy, fairer society, and more environmentally sustainable future? Who dares to imagine and fight for a better Australia? Speakers include Jo...

The Change Makers

Canberra Writers Festival - Museum of Australian Democracy

Participating Chair: Linda Jaivin • Emma Batchelor, Diana Reid and Jo Dyer Sometimes significant incidents in life can only be fully appreciated after they’ve passed. Four passionate women unpack pivotal...

Comrade — It’s Time Again!

Canberra Writers Festival - Kambri Cultural Centre Australian National University

Moderator: Paul Bongiorno • Christine Sykes, Jenny Hocking, John Faulkner and Paul Kelly 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Whitlam Government being elected to office. Our panel talks all...

The Toughest Assignment

Canberra Writers Festival - Kambri Cultural Centre Australian National University

Moderator: Karen Middleton • Kylie Moore-Gilbert, John Lyons and Andrew Quilty From Kabul to Tehran via the conflict in the Middle East, how does one survive the harrowing risks that...

Dateline Jerusalem: John Lyons in conversation with Stan Grant

Gleebooks 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Rarely is the public taken deep into the inner sanctum of major news organisations. In this extraordinary book, award-winning journalist John Lyons goes to the heart of how the media...

Free – $12