BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// Event 66//EN UID:2012051710000002877 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: OccupySWF LOCATION: The Great Hall, Sydney University, The Quadrangle, Off Science Road, Glebe DESCRIPTION: Ever since Occupy Wall Street began on September 17, 2011 in Zucotti Park near Wall Street in New York, the idea of 99 per cent standing up against the 1 per cent who control the wealth and monopolise global decision-making has taken off around the world. Will this movement last? Can it change the world? How can writers engage? Italian writer on economics and politics and author of Maonomics, Rogue Economics and 10 Years That Shook the World, Loretta Napoleoni is a strong supporters of the movement. Chad Harbach, author of the stunning debut novel The Art of Fielding is one of hundreds of authors to join Occupy Writers. John Keane, founder of the Sydney Democracy Initiative, coined the term “monitory democracy” to describe the phenomenon of permanent public scrutiny by citizens. They talk to the University of Sydney’s Simon Tormey.nnPresented with the University of Sydney.\n\n\n\nParticipants: Loretta Napoleoni, Chad Harbach, John Keane, Simon Tormey (facilitator)\nCost: Free, no bookings\nDisabled Access: Yes\nHearing Loop : No DTSTAMP:20120517T100000Z DTSTART:20120517T100000Z DTEND:20120517T113000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR