Events January 2018

10 January - Book Talk: Trying Not to Try by Edward Slingerland (Beijing) We’re typically taught that the best way to reach our goals or to be satisfied is to try harder or strive more intensely, but pushing harder is often actually counterproductive. Some of the most...

Events December 2017

1 December - The Writing Room Showcase (London) Performances from 22 brilliant poets who have been tutored by Roger Robinson. Performers include Immaculata Abba, Momtaza Mehri, Sumia Jaama, Oakley Flanagan, Jamal Mehmood, Dominic Holman, Anita Barton-Williams, Zahrah...

Events November 2017

1 November - Public Lecture: From Counterculture to Subculture The Study of Social Movement in Japan after the 3.11 Disaster (Melbourne) This presentation discusses from a cultural perspective how young activists deconstruct conventional forms of organization and...

Opportunities November 2017

The Oriel Davies Open Writing Contest is now open. Submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of 'water' will be accepted. The prize is £50 to spend at the Oriel Davies shop. The winning entries will feature on the website and be read to an audience at an event in...

Registration Bali

Photo Credit: David Metcalf Registration   - Existing Members - Access to the three-day program including US$160 fee + US$15 catering  - Non- Members/ New Members - Access to the three-day program including US$160 fee + $35 Membership fee + US$15 catering In a special...

Events August 2017

1 August - Book Launch: Bearing Witness - Essays in Honour of Brij Lal (Canberra) The book is edited by Doug Munro and Jack Corbett. Refreshments will be provided. Brij V. Lal is a singular scholar. His work has spanned disciplines—from history to politics—and...