Library Festival 2016

Library For Social Democracy
Library For Social Democracy, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Library Festival 2016 will be organized at Library For Social Democracy on 15th - 17th October 2016 (Saturday - Monday).

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The soul of the city is in its people – it is in us. To bring change to the city, to confront bureaucracy, traffic jams, and trash, we must confront ourselves.

The Library Festival 2016 is a celebration of change and new beginnings. It marks the launch of the Library for Social Democracy, and more importantly, it aims to inspire and lead the rejuvenation of Kuala Lumpur and its people.#LibraryFestPudu


Saturday, October 15

Pudu Walking Tour. Syukri Shairi and Catherine Ong. 9 am - 11 am.

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Pudu: Urban Identity & Symbolism. A conversation between Penang Institute’s Ooi Kok Hin and Evelyn Teh. 11.30 am - 12.30 pm.

“Urbanized” : Documentary Screening & Discussion. 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

REFSA Urban Series III: Public Space. A talk by Foo Hui Ping, architect at Arkitek Foo Hui Ping and 2013 Genovasi Prize Winner. 4 pm - 5.30 pm.

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Sunday, October 16

Budget 2017: Weathering Storms.

Session 1, 10 am - 12 pm:
How to Analyse Budget 2017?
Dr. Ong Kian Ming, MP for Serdang and Kuek Ser Kuang Keng, Google Journalism Fellow at PRI Public Radio International, Founder of DataN.

Session 2, 2 pm - 4.30 pm:
Budget 2017 Roundtable: Macroeconomic Perspective
Dr. Muhammed Abdul Khalid
Dato’ Latifah Merican Cheong
Izzuddin Yussof
Siti Altaf Deviyati Ismail
Liew Chin Tong

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Monday, October 17

Campus in a Pasar: Official Launching of the Library. Salon talk by the Library's architect, Tey Tat Sing of Tetawowe Atelier, and launching ceremony by Lim Kit Siang and Wan Hamidi Hamid. 7 pm - 8.30 pm.

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Dialogue: Relevenkah Ideologi? Book launch of "Social Democracy Reader" and dialogue between Wan Hamidi Hamid and Liew Chin Tong. 8.30 pm - 9.30 pm.

Sunday - Monday, October 16 - 17

Sama-Sama Lukis Pudu. An immersive art exhibition curated by Syukri Shairi and Catherine Ong.

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