Some things are worth getting up early for, especially when coffee and great conversation are guaranteed. Catch up on the news with The Sydney Morning Herald at the Festival’s first session of the day. Join editors and journalists, and special guest William Davies (Nervous States), to hear what’s making headlines and the stories we need to follow.

Supported by The Sydney Morning Herald.

William Davies (International)

William Davies

William Davies is a political economist and sociologist, whose work addresses the political and economic upheavals of our times. Drawing on economics, history, psychology and philosophy, his writing seeks to understand the roots of our present instability. He is a regular contributor to London Review of Books and The Guardian, and author of Nervous States: How feeling took over the world and The Happiness Industry: How the Government & big business sold us wellbeing.