JHC Social Club, Guest Speaker, Julie Szego, Lawyer & Journalist will give a lecture on “The story behind a miscarriage of justice.”
Julie Szego worked as a lawyer before she switched to journalism. She subsequently served for 12 years at The Age as a social affairs’ reporter, senior writer, leader writer and columnist. She wrote a monthly column for The Australian Jewish News for seven years, contributed to a book of essays on Australian Jewish culture and edited and interpreted her father’s 2001 memoir, Two Prayers to One God.
Now a freelance journalist, she writes a fortnightly column in The Age and teaches journalism at Monash University. Her first book, The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama, was shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
Date: February 18, 2016
Start Time: 11:15 am
Event Type: Public Lecture
Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
13-15 Selwyn St