Talkfest - ABC RN

by ABC Radio National

Talkfest - ABC RN
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 35
  • Last: 17 Mar 2018
Talkfest dives into RN and the Wheeler Centre’s live recordings, curating the most compelling moments from some of the best public conversations.

Episodes (35)

  • Population
    Population
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    Published: 17 Mar 2018 Duration: 53:52
    George Megalogenis, Rita Panahi, Lauren Duca, Peter Mares and others explore the problem of population in a rapidly changing political, economic and environmental landscape.
    George Megalogenis, Rita Panahi, Lauren Duca, Peter Mares and others explore the problem of population in a rapidly changing political, economic and environmental landscape.

  • Growing up
    Growing up
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    Published: 10 Mar 2018 Duration: 53:52
    Brit Bennett, Ben Law, Alice Pung and others reflect on the agony, excitement and melancholy that accompanies growing up.
    Brit Bennett, Ben Law, Alice Pung and others reflect on the agony, excitement and melancholy that accompanies growing up.

  • Addiction
    Addiction
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    Published: 3 Mar 2018 Duration: 53:52
    Nick Xenophon, Alain de Botton, Kate Holden and Jenny Valentish on the highs and lows of addiction.
    Nick Xenophon, Alain de Botton, Kate Holden and Jenny Valentish on the highs and lows of addiction.

  • Sadness
    Sadness
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    Published: 24 Feb 2018 Duration: 53:52
    Gary Shteyngart, Matthew Mitcham, Michael Carr-Gregg and Susan Wyndham reflect on sadness, failure and what happens when the bleakness overwhelms.
    Gary Shteyngart, Matthew Mitcham, Michael Carr-Gregg and Susan Wyndham reflect on sadness, failure and what happens when the bleakness overwhelms.

  • The Future
    The Future
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    Published: 17 Feb 2018 Duration: 53:52
    Cory Doctorow, Adam Liaw, Kimba Griffith and others explore our idea of the future in a rapidly changing world.
    Cory Doctorow, Adam Liaw, Kimba Griffith and others explore our idea of the future in a rapidly changing world.

  • Monsters
    Monsters
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    Published: 10 Feb 2018 Duration: 53:51
    Ben Pobjie, Tara Moss and Jon Ronson gaze bravely into the abyss.
    Ben Pobjie, Tara Moss and Jon Ronson gaze bravely into the abyss.

  • Identity
    Identity
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    Published: 3 Feb 2018 Duration: 53:51
    Santilla Chingaipe, Nevo Zisin and Paul Beatty reflect on the problems of identity and self-definition.
    Santilla Chingaipe, Nevo Zisin and Paul Beatty reflect on the problems of identity and self-definition.

  • Australia
    Australia
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    Published: 27 Jan 2018 Duration: 00:31
    Don Watson, Judith Brett, Jack Latimore and Stuart Macintryre reflect on the problem of Australian identity.
    Don Watson, Judith Brett, Jack Latimore and Stuart Macintryre reflect on the problem of Australian identity.

  • Good intentions
    Good intentions
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    Published: 16 Dec 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Bob Brown and others on good faith, good intentions and optimism in the face of misery.
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Bob Brown and others on good faith, good intentions and optimism in the face of misery.

  • Protest
    Protest
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    Published: 9 Dec 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Masha Gessen, Tony Birch and Black Lives Matter activists, Patrice Cullors and Rodney Diverlus, on dissent, resistance and building a movement.
    Masha Gessen, Tony Birch and Black Lives Matter activists, Patrice Cullors and Rodney Diverlus, on dissent, resistance and building a movement.

  • Fear
    Fear
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    Published: 2 Dec 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Kenneth Roth, Erik Jensen and Cheryl Strayed on fear, anxiety and the end of the world.
    Kenneth Roth, Erik Jensen and Cheryl Strayed on fear, anxiety and the end of the world.

  • Elders
    Elders
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    Published: 25 Nov 2017 Duration: 53:51
    Vivian Gornick, Robert Dessaix and Barry Jones on ageing, accumulating and gaining insight.
    Vivian Gornick, Robert Dessaix and Barry Jones on ageing, accumulating and gaining insight.

  • Money
    Money
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    Published: 18 Nov 2017 Duration: 53:51
    Andy Field, Stephen Heintz and Geraldine Doogue talk money, debt, art and philanthropy.
    Andy Field, Stephen Heintz and Geraldine Doogue talk money, debt, art and philanthropy.

  • Questions
    Questions
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    Published: 11 Nov 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi and Julian Burnside ask the urgent and provocative questions facing contemporary Australia.
    Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi and Julian Burnside ask the urgent and provocative questions facing contemporary Australia.

  • Music
    Music
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    Published: 4 Nov 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Kate Tempest, Carrie Brownstein, Paul Kelly and others reflect on music, language and musical inspiration.
    Kate Tempest, Carrie Brownstein, Paul Kelly and others reflect on music, language and musical inspiration.

  • Celebrity
    Celebrity
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    Published: 28 Oct 2017 Duration: 53:52
    The cult of celebrity is one of the defining features of contemporary culture but what drives our curiosity about the lives of others?
    The cult of celebrity is one of the defining features of contemporary culture but what drives our curiosity about the lives of others?

  • Wanderlust
    Wanderlust
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    Published: 21 Oct 2017 Duration: 53:51
    Tony Wheeler, Chris Turney and Favel Parrett reflect on the journeys and places that have shaped them.
    Tony Wheeler, Chris Turney and Favel Parrett reflect on the journeys and places that have shaped them.

  • Parenting
    Parenting
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    Published: 14 Oct 2017 Duration: 53:51
    Jennifer Saunders, Catherine Deveny and Lenore Skenazy on what it means to be a good enough parent.
    Jennifer Saunders, Catherine Deveny and Lenore Skenazy on what it means to be a good enough parent.

  • Being a girl
    Being a girl
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    Published: 7 Oct 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Maxine Beneba Clarke, Clementine Ford and others reflect on the experience of girlhood and issues of sexuality, gender identity, race and belonging.
    Maxine Beneba Clarke, Clementine Ford and others reflect on the experience of girlhood and issues of sexuality, gender identity, race and belonging.

  • Loss
    Loss
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    Published: 30 Sep 2017 Duration: 53:52
    Rob Carlton, Clementine Ford and Izzeldin Abuelaish reflect on death, loss and the experience of enduring grief-stricken life.
    Rob Carlton, Clementine Ford and Izzeldin Abuelaish reflect on death, loss and the experience of enduring grief-stricken life.