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LSE Literary Weekend - The Founders' Tradition: literature as social commentary


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Speaker(s): Mohsin Hamid, David Hare; Boyd Tonkin
Chair: Howard Davies

Recorded on 27 February 2009 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

This event marks the launch of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Weekend, the LSE's first ever Literary Festival, celebrating the completion of the New Academic Building. A discussion about not only the links between the social sciences and the arts, but the role of the arts in the LSE's past, present and future. Is literature relevant today?

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