Science Fiction in the Arab World

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Could a new wave of Arabic science fiction spur us to reimagine alternative futures in the Middle East and beyond?

From utopian dreams to dystopian nightmares, could a new wave of Arabic science fiction spur us to reimagine alternative futures in the Middle East and beyond? Sindbad Sci-Fi’s producer Yasmin Khan joins forces with Shubbak to beam up a stellar panel of visionary writers, including Egyptian Ahmed Khaled Towfik, author of Utopia, Iraqi Ahmed Saadawi, the author of the IPAF-winning Frankenstein in Baghdad and Iraqi playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, author of a short story about an alien invasion of Baghdad.

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Name: Science Fiction in the Arab World
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
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