Saturday 3 March

Programme Details

As well as the events below, there will be a series of creative writing workshops |taking place during Saturday morning, and events for children| filled with interactive storytelling.  

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science Literary Festival event
Wired for Culture
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Time: 11am-12.30pm
Speaker:  Professor Mark Pagel 
Chair: Dr Helena Cronin

 

PODCAST| available online

Professor Mark Pagel cr Phil Fisk

LSE Literary Festival event
Approaches to Bamiyan: Afghanistan's cultural crossroads|

Time: 11am-12.30pm
Speaker:  Dr Llewelyn Morgan
Chair: Paddy Docherty

 

PODCAST| available online

Dr Llewelyn Morgan

LSE Literary Festival event
Rhetoric, Lies and Politicians|

Time: 1-2.30pm
Speakers: Lord Douglas Hurd, Sam Leith, Ian Leslie, Jonathan Powell
Chair: Jenni Russell

 

PODCAST| available online

Lord HurdSam LeithIan LeslieJonathan Powell cr Jane Mingay

LSE Language Centre Literary Festival event
Storytelling and Translation|

Time: 1-2.30pm
Speakers: Marina Lewycka, Jeremy Sams, George Szirtes

 

PODCAST| available online

Marina Lewycka cr Ben MacmillanJeremy SamsGeorge Szirtes

LSE Literary Festival event
Faith, Doubt and Certainty in a Secular Age
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Time: 3-4.30pm
Speakers: Richard Holloway, Alex Preston 

 

PODCAST| available online

Richard HollowayAlex Preston cr Lucy Preston

Forum for European Philosophy LSE Literary Festival event

Travelling the Known and Unknown: how literature and photography change the world we see
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Time: 3-4.30pm
Speakers: Horatio Clare, Dr Alex Gillespie, Abigail King 

PODCAST| available online

Horatio ClareDr Alex GillespieAbigail King

LSE Cities Literary Festival film screening and discussion

Under the Cranes: literature, film and the city
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Time: 5-6.30pm
Speakers: Michael Rosen, Emma-Louise Williams

 

PODCAST |available online

Under the Cranes

LSE Literary Festival event
Capital: relating the financial crisis|

Time: 5-6.30pm
Speaker:
John Lanchester
Chair: Revel Guest  

 

PODCAST| available online

John Lanchester cr Jason Bell

LSE Literary Festival event
The Happiness of Blond People: 
angst, immigration and the art of storytelling
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Time: 7-8.30pm
Speaker: Elif Shafak

 

PODCAST| available online 

 

Elif Shafak, cr. Muammer Yanmaz

LSE Literary Festival event
Latin America: between social realism and magical realism|

Time: 7-8.30pm
Speakers: Rolando Bompadre, Rosalind Harvey, Matías Néspolo

 

PODCAST| available online

Rosalind HarveyMattias Nespolo cr Domenec Umbert

LSE Literary Festival closing night concert

The Funktionalists

Time: 8.30-9.30pm

 

Please note, this concert will not be ticketed.  Those attending the evening's events will be welcome to attend.

 The Funktionalists
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