Saturday 19 February

Programme Details

As well as the events below, there will be a series of free creative writing workshops looking at how to write the political novel taking place during Saturday morning, and an afternoon of events for children with pirates, picnics and animals!

LSE Literary Festival discussion, supported by the Polish Cultural Institute
Crossing Borders: Migration in Women’s Writing in Poland

Time: 10.30am-12pm
Speakers: Ursula Chowaniec, Izabela Filipiak, Grazyna Plebanek
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Ursula ChowaniecIzabela FilipiakGrazyna Plebanek

LSE Literary Festival discussion

Reality Hunger

Time: 11am-12.30pm
Speakers:  Geoff Dyer, Robert Hudson, David Shields
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Robert HudsonDavid ShieldsGeoff Dyer

LSE Literary Festival discussion
The Four Walls of My Freedom
Time: 12.30-2pm
Speaker: Donna Thomson
Respondent: Geraldine Bedell
Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge

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Donna Thomson
Department of Geography & the Environment and Granta Magazine Literary Festival discussion
Placing Mobilities
Time: 1-2.30pm
Speakers: Brian Chikwava, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Olumide Popoola
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Brian Chikwava c. Jide AlakijaAbdulrazak GurnahOlumide Popoola c. Tisa Bryant

LSE Literary Festival lecture
Through the Soviet Looking-Glass
Time: 2.30-4pm
Speaker: Francis Spufford
Chair: Professor Janet Hartley

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Francis Spufford

Prospect Magazine Literary Festival panel

New technologies and the reinvention of the author

Time: 3-4.30pm
Speakers: Sam Leith, Lionel Shriver, Nigel Warburton
Chair: Tom Chatfield

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Sam LeithLionel ShriverNigel Warburton

LSE Literary Festival discussion
Representations of Conflict in Contemporary Literature

Time: 4.30-6pm
Speakers: Tahmima Anam,   Mirza Waheed
Chair: Professor Sumantra Bose

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Mirza WaheedTahmina Anam cr. Roland Lamb

Forum for European Philosophy Literary Festival lecture
The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death
Time: 5-6.30pm
Speaker:
Professor John Gray

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Professor John Gray

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method Literary Festival panel

Literature and Islamophobia: Three Muslima Authors Speak Out
Time: 6.30-8pm
Speakers: Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, Senay Özdemir, Naema Tahir

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Shelina Zahra JanmohamedSenay OzdemirNaema Tahir

Royal Society of Literature Literary Festival event

Crossing Borders- Andrew Motion in conversation with Rebecca Jones

Time: 7-8.30pm

EDITIED PODCAST AVAILABLE ON RSL WEBSITE

Andrew Motion cr. Jonny Ring 
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