A Duterte Reader is a collection of critical essays by leading public intellectuals in the field offering timely, incisive and well-grounded analysis
A Duterte Reader is a collection of critical essays by leading public intellectuals in the field offering timely, incisive and well-grounded analysis of the rise to power and controversial early presidency of Rodrigo Duterte.
The book offers a penetrating portrait of a volatile administration poised between a troubled past and an uncertain future. The research is thorough; the writing eloquent; and the insights myriad. This is critical reading for anyone who wishes to understand this perplexing moment in the ever-changing, ever-fascinating politics of the Philippines.
About the speakers:
Nicole Curato, the book’s editor, is sociologist at the University of Canberra, best known for her work on deliberative democracy and her prominent TV and online commentary on Philippine politics with CNN Philippines and Rappler. Joining Nicole are two of the contributing authors to the book, Anna Cristina Pertierra from Western Sydney University, and Adele Webb from the University of Sydney.
In conversation with the authors is Ginny Stein, ABC foreign correspondent whose recent in-depth reporting on Duterte’s war on drugs has featured on Lateline and Background Briefing.
The launch of the book is organized by the Sydney Democracy Network at the University of Sydney.
(Monday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
49 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, NSW, 2037
Sydney Democracy Networksdn@sydney.edu.au