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Sophie McNeill and We Can't Say We Didn't Know (Cancelled)

Thursday March 19, 2020
18:00 - 19:00
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Hosted by PEN Perth and the State Library of Western Australia.

To celebrate the release of her new book, We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know, join PEN Perth for a lecture and discussion with acclaimed journalist Sophie McNeill.

Sophie will speak about the barriers to political justice despite the fact that we have more information than ever. She will look at examples from across the world to think about how ordinary people can change power relations and support human rights. 

The audience will have a chance to ask questions and think through our role as citizens today. Copies of the book will be for sale, and Sophie will be available to sign these after the event.

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Sophie McNeill

Sophie McNeill has been reporting on major world events since 2001 when she covered East Timor's health crisis. She is interested in conflict, discrimination and ceasefires, and won a Walkley Award in 2010. Sophie has reported for ABC, Four Corners, and also completed independent film projects. She grew up in Perth.

This event is located at the State Library Theatre at the State Library of Western Australia.

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