23 Apr 2016

Max Harris: Rhodes, racism and the politics of love

From Saturday Morning, 8:10 am on 23 April 2016
Max Harris

Max Harris. Photo: supplied

Max Harris is a Rhodes Scholar, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 2014. Before leaving New Zealand, he helped set up criminal justice group JustSpeak and Law For Change.

He was clerk to Chief Justice Sian Elias at the New Zealand Supreme Court, and has worked as a consultant in Helen Clark's office at the United Nations Development Programme.

His essay, The Politics of Love, is included in the recent collection The Interregnum: Rethinking New Zealand (BWB Texts), and he returns here for Aspiring Conversations 2016 in Wanaka (22-24 April) to speak with Bill English and David Farrar on a panel,The New Zealand Project, which is also the title of his book, to be published early next year.

He talks to Charlotte Graham.