European Institute LSE Literary Festival event
Date: Friday 1 March 2013
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor David Abulafia
Chair: Dr Helen Moore
One great sea, a multitude of cultures and an embarrassment of riches: David Abulafia shares his intellectual odyssey from Alicante to Alexandria, from Salerno to Smyrna.
David Abulafia is professor of Mediterranean History at Cambridge University and author of The Great Sea: a human history of the Mediterranean.
Helen Moore is fellow and tutor at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and University lecturer in the Faculty of English.
This event forms part of LSE's 5th Space for Thought Literary Festival, taking place from Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2013, with the theme 'Branching Out'.
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A podcast of this event is available to download from Literary Festival 2013: My Mediterranean.
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