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Yassmin Abdel-Magied
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Join Jamila Rizvi, Clare Bowditch and Yassmin Abdel-Magied as they talk identity, belonging and the meaning of home

Journalist Jamila Rizvi and musician/radio host Clare Bowditch are presenting what they call "an evening of honest conversation and uplifting song" exploring the themes of identity, belonging and the meaning of home. Their guest on the day will be none other than writer, engineer, activist and political lightning rod Yassmin Abdel-Magied. 

Let's get one thing out of the way: there will be a group sing. Yes, you have to participate. But Bowditch promises it won't be scary – in fact, it's "especially designed for people who, when they think of singing in public, do a little wee in their pants". 

Abdel-Magied now lives in London, so this is a rare opportunity to hear her speak. You'll remember, of course that she got into an enormous bit of hot water a little while back after (a) arguing with then-senator Jacqui Lambie on Q&A and then (b) tweeting on Anzac Day. The two combined landed her the cover of The Australian many times over, and it's probably a safe bet she has something she'd rather like to say about it all. 

Bowditch and Rizvi promise you will leave feeling better than when you walked in. There will be plenty of songs and honest, funny and courageous conversation. There might even be some tears. Audience members will also get the chance to ask questions and participate. 

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