Guest Speaker: Julie Szego, Lawyer & Journalist will present 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.
Start Date: March 19, 2015
Start Time: 11:15 am
Event Type: Public Lecture
Venue: Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre & National Library
7 Selwyn St