Literary Events

 

A Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand 

Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature was proud to partner with Auckland University Press and Dunedin Public Libraries on the Dunedin launch of the first-ever anthology of Asian New Zealand creative writing, A Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand edited by Paula Morris and Alison Wong.

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Behrouz Boochani and Professor Alison Phipps in conversation

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) estimates that there are 68.5million forcibly displaced people worldwide. Of these, 24.5million are recognised as refugees and 3.1million as asylum seekers.

On 7 February 2020 the Centre for Global Migrations and Mornington Methodist Church co-hosted a conversation between Behrouz Boochani and Professor Alison Phipps.

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Prague in my Bones by Jindra Tichý 

Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature in partnership with Quentin Wilson Publishing and Dunedin Public Libraries was thrilled to launch Jindra Tichý’s long-awaited memoir Prague in My Bones.The audience was treated to a beautiful slideshow of Jindra’s native city Prague and these images made the occasion.

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