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February 2019

Nelson Mandela Lecture with Sisonke Msimang

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
International Theatre Amsterdam, Leidseplein 26
Amsterdam, 1017PT Netherlands
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Ticket sales start soon. South African writer and activist Sisonke Msimang is an independent and outspoken voice in the debate on colour, privilege and gender. Her opinions, published in The Guardian and The Washington Post amongst others, attract growing international audiences. Last year Msimang's first…

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March 2019

Sisonke Msimang at the BOND conference

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary
London, SW1P 3EE United Kingdom
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Sisonke Msimang will be at the BOND conference, Europe’s biggest international development event, in London on March 19. Each year the BOND conference attracts over a thousand diverse people from across the international development and humanitarian sectors. NGOs, civil society leaders, researchers, funders, government and…

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May 2019

Mia Couto event and book signing @ Oxford University

May 21
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Book signing at Blackwell's

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Mia Couto @ Hay Festival

May 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
Hay Festival Hay-on-Wye, Wales United Kingdom + Google Map

Hay Festival brings readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events around the world. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain, inviting participants to imagine the world as it is and as it might be. Nobel Prize-winners and novelists, scientists and politicians,…

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Hay Festival event and UK visit: Mia Couto (more dates to be announced)

May 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Hay Festival Hay-on-Wye, Wales United Kingdom + Google Map
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Mia Couto, described by Henning Mankell as ‘One of the most important authors in Africa’ will be making a rare visit to the UK in May 2019 to launch the English-language translation of Woman of the Ashes. Mia Couto and Wayétu Moore will be talking…

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June 2019

The Last Poets concert @ Poetry International, Rotterdam

June 13 @ 9:30 pm - June 14 @ 12:00 am UTC+2
De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50
Rotterdam, 3012CL Netherlands
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€14.25

As pioneers of the spoken-word genre and precursors of American hiphop, the Last Poets have been a major influence ...

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August 2019

Pierre Jarawan at the Edinburgh Book Festival

August 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+0
Edinburgh Book Festival, Charlotte Square Gardens
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Pierre Jarawan, author of The Storyteller, Anissa M Bouziane (Dune Song) will discuss their books with author Karen Campbell at the Edinburgh Book Festival on Saturday, 24 August at 15:30. FAMILIES IN FARAWAY LANDS Anissa M Bouziane and Pierre Jarawan look beyond the headlines to…

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September 2019

An Evening with Héctor Abad at the British Library

September 19 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
Knowledge Center, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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An evening with the Colombian novelist Héctor Abad is a Colombian novelist, journalist and publisher and one of the finest contemporary Latin American writers. Join him for a discussion of his work and resurgent country. The event launches the UK edition of his latest work, Oblivion, translated…

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October 2019

Pierre Jarawan at the Birmingham Literature Festival

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre Venue, 4 Temple Row W
Birmingham, B2 5NY United Kingdom
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Writing in Exile: A Triangular Talk With Pierre Jarawan, Azadeh Moaveni and Faïza Guène. Presented in association with the Goethe-Institut London, Institut Français and Deutsch-Französische Kulturfonds, the Birmingham Literature Festival is delighted to bring together German writer Pierre Jarawan, British writer Azadeh Moaveni and French…

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Linda Boström Knausgård in at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A family on the brink of disaster: the young daughter blames herself for her father’s death and has stopped talking. Ellen has stopped talking. She thinks she may have killed her dad. Her brother’s barricaded himself in his room. Their mother, a successful actress, carries…

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