Attend in person or online
In Other Words will be held in the Dunstan Playhouse at Adelaide Festival Centre and live-streamed online from the OzAsia Festival website. Many speakers will join us on screen from their homes as we respond to COVID-19 border closures. We look forward to sharing this event with you.

Register
Capacities are limited for this event. To guarantee your seat, please register your attendance on the event pages below. One day pass will confirm your seat at any session that day. *Excluding the opening night event and closing night debate. The opening night session You are Here (and so is China) and closing debate Australia is an Asian Country require separate registrations. Your day registration will not guarantee you access to those events. You’ll receive confirmation of your registration via email. Please bring this with you for admission into the auditorium. If you’re having trouble registering, we’re here to help. Call us on 131 246. Patrons who have not registered to attend will be admitted subject to capacity.

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School Sessions: Writing Humour: It's Not That Ha Ha Hard

School Sessions: Writing Humour: It's Not That Ha Ha Hard

5 Nov 2021

Everyone has a sense of humour, but does your humour make sense? Oliver will teach you techniques…

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Morning Meditation

Morning Meditation

6 – 7 Nov 2021

Science and religion agree that the best way to start the day is with a morning meditation. Join …

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Waves Across the South

Waves Across the South

6 Nov 2021

Join celebrated historian Sujit Sivasundaram on a fascinating voyage around the global south, fro…

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The Book of Form and Emptiness

The Book of Form and Emptiness

6 Nov 2021

Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki’s new novel The Book of Form and Emptiness…

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At What Cost: A Free Media

At What Cost: A Free Media

6 Nov 2021

Michael Smith was one of the last Australian journalists to leave China, an experience he re-coun…

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Racism 2.0: Australia Today

Racism 2.0: Australia Today

6 Nov 2021

Expressions like ‘Asian invasion’ and ‘yellow peril’ are all too familiar to anyone living in Aus…

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Trauma, Story, Truth

Trauma, Story, Truth

6 Nov 2021

Join Amandi Hayder and Larissa Behrendt as they consider the way the past informs the present and…

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India Now with Barkha Dutt

India Now with Barkha Dutt

6 Nov 2021

Award-winning journalist Barkha Dutt joins us for a conversation about India today, from the blig…

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Words & Music

Words & Music

6 – 7 Nov 2021

Across OzAsia Festival stories take various forms and as part of In Other Words we celebrate the …

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Leadership Looks like This

Leadership Looks like This

6 Nov 2021

Each year the Asian-Australian Leadership Summit presents the 40 Under 40 Awards – an initiative …

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Opening Night: You Are Here (and so is China)

Opening Night: You Are Here (and so is China)

6 Nov 2021

Australia takes its place in the Asia Pacific, its geographical home, with some reluctance. For t…

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Coming out as Dalit

Coming out as Dalit

7 Nov 2021

In her memoir Coming Out as Dalit, Yashica Dutt recounts her mother’s ambitions to overcome pover…

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Making Food Making Culture

Making Food Making Culture

7 Nov 2021

Adam Liaw and Hetty McKinnon explore their own personal histories and encourage new takes on trad…

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Ghosts

Ghosts

7 Nov 2021

Paige Clark and Jamie Marina Lau explore the lives of women as they negotiate grief, identity, fr…

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Girls! Girls! Girls!

Girls! Girls! Girls!

7 Nov 2021

There is a particular place where racism and sex collide – too often it is in ideas about Asian w…

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Fathers & Daughters

Fathers & Daughters

7 Nov 2021

Mimi Kwa and Ruhi Lee's experiences prompted them to look back at the families that raised them, …

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AI 2041: 10 Visions for the Future

AI 2041: 10 Visions for the Future

7 Nov 2021

With The Waste Tide, Chen Qiufan established himself as a science fiction superstar and sometime …

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Closing Night Debate: Australia is an Asian Country

Closing Night Debate: Australia is an Asian Country

7 Nov 2021

Having begun the weekend by placing Australia firmly in the Asia Pacific, we close the inaugural …

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OzAsia Ticket Package

OzAsia Ticket Package

5 – 7 Nov 2021

Book tickets for two of OzAsia Festival’s hottest shows for just $100*

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Lunch on the Riverbank with Parwana

Lunch on the Riverbank with Parwana

5 Nov 2021

Durkhanai Ayubi talks her family’s journey from Afghanistan to celebrated eatery Parwana.

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