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Creative Conversations is brought to you by the China Australia Writing Centre, a partnership between Fudan University, Shanghai, and Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. CAWC is a research and creative partnership that focuses on Australian writing in China, and Chinese writing in Australia. Creative Conversations features writers, academics and artists discussing writing across cultures. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, and the development of cross-cultural understanding through dialogue.

Creative Conversations is brought to you by the China Australia Writing Centre, a partnership between Fudan University, Shanghai, and Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. CAWC is a research and creative partnership that focuses on Australian writing in China, and Chinese writing in Australia. Creative Conversations features writers, academics and artists discussing writing across cultures. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, and the development of cross-cultural understanding through dialogue.
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Creative Conversations is brought to you by the China Australia Writing Centre, a partnership between Fudan University, Shanghai, and Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. CAWC is a research and creative partnership that focuses on Australian writing in China, and Chinese writing in Australia. Creative Conversations features writers, academics and artists discussing writing across cultures. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, and the development of cross-cultural understanding through dialogue.

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Episodes

03 Looking Forward/Looking Back: Childhood and Youth

10/16/2018
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In episode 3, “Youth and Childhood”, Meri Fatin chairs a panel consisting of three authors who write for and about children: Cleverman creator Ryan Griffen, Western Australian YA author Dianne Touchell, and Chinese scifi writer Xia Jia. The panel discuss writing from the perspective of the child; treating child protagonists with the seriousness they deserve, and young audiences with the respect that is their right; what this means from an indigenous perspective; and how trauma can act as the...

Duration:01:02:46

02 Looking Forward/Looking Back: The Past

10/4/2018
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In our second episode, presented by Geraldine Blake, Huiyi Bao, Wayne Price and Paul Hetherington discuss “The Past”. The panel discuss childhood and the body as a site of memory; our debts to many pasts, including the medieval, ancient Chinese, and the renaissance; and the past as a rich seam to be mined for inspiration. The four episodes in this series were recorded in October, 2017, at Creative Conversations: Looking Forward/Looking Back. This public event was held at the Esplanade Hotel...

Duration:01:08:06