Writing Change: Words in Times of Conflict and Crisis

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What is the role of literature and poetry in times of massive upheaval?

What is the role of literature and poetry in times of massive upheaval? Award-winning poet Daljit Nagra chairs a discussion of this key question.

Featuring Mourid Barghouti, one of Palestine’s greatest living poets; Kurdish poet Choman Hardi who is based in Iraqi Kurdistan and whose work has focused on the Anfal genocide and forced migration, as well as featuring on the UK GCSE curriculum. Plus young Syrian short story writer and journalist Rasha Abbas, a contributor to Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline.

Details

Name: Writing Change: Words in Times of Conflict and Crisis
Where: Conference Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £5.00
Senior 60+: £4.00
Student: £3.00
Registered Unemployed: £3.00
Under 18: £3.00
Friend of the BL: £3.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk