March 20, 2013

Reading the Culture of Forgetting. Ramona Koval (audio)

By Ramona Koval
Reading the Culture of Forgetting. Ramona Koval (audio)

Renowned broadcaster Ramona Koval speaks to the Thinking For Yourself Conference (La Trobe University, Feb 2013) about Australia's media and intellectual culture – its 'public sphere'.

"The disintegration of a culture of seriousness is a bit like the aftermath of war, and if there isn’t anyone here to remember how things fit together we are much the poorer. This is not an argument against change but an argument for change with full knowledge and mastery of the intellectual landscape in which we find ourselves." - Ramona Koval

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Ramona Koval
Ramona Koval is a writer, broadcaster and former presenter of The Book Show on ABC Radio National. Her books include By the Book: A Reader’s Guide to Life, Samovar and Speaking Volumes. @ramonakoval

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