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
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
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
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
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

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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