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Unpick the fabric of the gender hierarchy with journalist Angela Saini.
A healthy world begins with accessible healthcare for all.
Sydney Writers' Festival | World-leading epidemiologist Raina MacIntyre examines pandemics through the lens of history and how we can navigate the new frontiers of biosecurity.
Sydney Writers' Festival | AI expert Toby Walsh and journalist Tracey Spicer explore what this new world means and discuss some of the big questions around ethics, bias and ownership of AI with Erik Jensen.
Sydney Writers' Festival | World-leading AI expert and Machines Behaving Badly author Toby Walsh delivers a Curiosity Lecture on the ethical considerations and unexpected consequences that new technologies pose in the world.
Sydney Writers’ Festival | Award-winning journalist Stan Grant shares insights from his book, The Queen is Dead, building an argument for an end to monarchy in Australia. With host George Williams.
Sydney Writers' Festival | In the wake of flood, fire, plague and ChatGPT, Joëlle Gergis, Norman Swan, and Toby Walsh consider what shocks lie ahead and how we can prepare. With host Julianne Schultz.
Sydney Writers' Festival | Booker Prize-winning author Shehan Karunatilaka, novelist Shankari Chandran and Anandavalli discuss the ripple effects of the Sri Lankan civil war in the cultural canon and their own storytelling with Roanna Gonsalves.
Sydney Writers' Festival | Professor of Psychology and author Ben Newell shares insights from his book Open Minded: Searching for Truth about the Unconscious Mind, upending commonly held notions about the human mind.
Sydney Writers' Festival | Comedian Tom Ballard and writer Alison Pennington team up to examine why Millennials and Gen Z are getting such a raw deal and what can be done about it, alongside economist Richard Holden. With host Jessica Irvine.