Free public lectures: Jon Lee Anderson supported by La Trobe University

World-renowned foreign correspondent Jon Lee Anderson will visit La Trobe University on Tuesday 27 May 2008 to speak at a public forum held by the University's Politics Society.

The talk is free and open to the public. It starts at 1pm, West Lecture Theatre 2, on the University's main Melbourne campus at Bundoora.

He will also feature at a free public lecture at the State Library of Victoria on Monday May 26 2008 at 5:30pm, 328 Swanston St.

Jon Lee Anderson - who is in Australia to attend the Sydney Writers' Festival, is a biographer, author, international investigative reporter, and staff writer for The New Yorker, reporting from war zone locales such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Uganda, Israel, El Salvador, Ireland, Lebanon, Iran, and throughout the Middle East. Anderson has also written for The New York Times, Harper's, Life, and The Nation.

Anderson began working as a reporter in 1979 for the Lima Times in Peru. During the 1980s he covered Central America, first for the syndicated columnist Jack Anderson and later for Time magazine Anderson is also the author of the best-selling and definitive 800+ page biography of the iconic revolutionary Che Guevara.

Author of:

Free public lectures

  • State Library of Victoria on Monday May 26 2008 at 5:30pm, 328 Swanston St.
  • Tuesday May 27 2008 @1pm, West Lecture Theatre 2, Bundoora campus

For more information contact:

Mark Pearce
T: 03 9479 5246
M: 0423 783 756