Saturday 25 February 2017

LSE Literary Festival programme

Elif Shafak c Muammer Yanmaz

Where are the Women in Today's Islamic World?

11.00am-12.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speaker: Elif Shafak
Chair: Mary Evans

Hosted by the Gender Institute and LSE Middle East Centre

Podcast and video available.

Luce Irigaray

To Be Born: Birth, Existence and Responsibility

11.00am-12.30pm, Wolfson Theatre

Speakers: Luce Irigarary, Mahon O’Brien, Dr Tanja Staehler

Hosted by the Forum for European Philosophy

Podcast available.

Laurie PennyNick Srnicek

The Future of Humanity

1.00-2.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speakers: Luke Dormehl, Laurie Penny, Nick Srnicek
Chair: J McKenzie Alexander

Hosted by the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at LSE

Podcast available.

Emily Chappell c Selim KoryckiMichael Hutchinson

London: Bike City?

3.00-4.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speakers: Rachel Aldred, Emily Chappell, Michael Hutchinson
Chair: James Spackman

Hosted by LSE Cities and the Sustainability Team at LSE

Podcast available.

Samar Samir Mezghanni

African Revolutions: From the Streets to the Written Word

3.00-4.30pm, Wolfson Theatre

Speakers: Yasmine El Rashidi, Samar Samir Mezghanni, Nii Ayikwei Parkes

Chair: Bola Mosuro

Hosted by the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at LSE and Africa Talks

Podcast available.

Rachel ColdicuttEmma Gannon

Growing up Online: A Digital Revolution?

5.00-6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speakers: Rachel Coldicutt, Emma Gannon, Deana Puccio
Chair: Ellen Helsper

Hosted by the Department of Media and Communications at LSE

Podcast available

Booth Poverty Map

Representing Poverty and Inequality: The Legacy of Charles Booth

5.00-6.30pm, Wolfson Theatre

Speakers: Joseph Bullman, Mary Morgan, Sarah Wise
Chair: Nicola Lacey

Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute at LSE

Podcast available.

Shock Room (Film still)

Revolution in the Mind: Reassessing the Psychology of Rebellion and Obedience

7.00-8.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Film Screening and Discussion

Speakers: Patrick Flanery, Steve Reicher 
Chair: Sandra Jovchelovitch

Hosted by the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at LSE.

Podcast of discussion available.

Dean AttaMaureen Duffy

Coming Out: 50 Years of Gay Literature

7.00-8.30pm, Wolfson Theatre

Speakers: Dean Atta, Neil Bartlett, Maureen Duffy
Chair: Mel Kenyon

Hosted by the Royal Society of Literature

Podcast available.