Melbourne Writers Festival - Alan Missen Oration - 25 August 2012

Liberty Victoria was the proud sponsor of the Alan Missen Oration held on Saturday 25 August as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival

In this lecture, Kwame Anthony Appiah President of the American PEN Center, explored the importance of imaginative literature in sustaining cultural interactions both across and within societies, which energise the global movement in support of human rights. Appiah was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama earlier this year and is an internationally renowned philosopher, currently teaching at Princeton University.

And on Sunday 26 August at 4pm Liberty President, Prof Spencer Zifcak interviewed Appiah.