Special event to commemorate National Reconciliation Week.

Daniel James, a descendent of Aboriginal activist William Cooper, in conversation with Simon Holloway, Head of Education, Melbourne Holocaust Museum, discussing Cooper’s extraordinary life of activism, including his protests against Nazi persecution of Jews.

Daniel James and Dr Simon Holloway

This event is proudly supported by:

    • Finkel Foundation


Daniel James

Daniel is a Yorta Yorta man, Melbourne-based writer and broadcaster. He is the winner of the 2018 Horne Prize for his essay Ten More Days. He also hosts The Mission on 3RRR FM. Recently he signed a book deal with Affirm Press for his debut novel.

Dr Simon Holloway

Dr Simon Holloway spent several years as an Education Officer at the Sydney Jewish Museum, where he ran seminars on Nazi racial science, Jewish resistance and the history of the Holocaust. He holds a PhD from the University of Sydney in Classical Hebrew and Biblical Studies, and a Masters in Ancient History. He is Head…