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Time-travels in literature and politics

UCL - Department of Dutch

Thursday, 26 January 2012 at 18:30 (GMT)

Time-travels in literature and politics

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A panel discussion with Abdelkader Benali (Netherlands) and Hisham Matar (Libya)


Chair: Jo Glanville from Index on Censorship


Abdelkader Benali (author of Wedding by the Sea, and journalist) and Hisham Matar (author of In the Country of Men and Anatomy of a Disappearance ) discuss freedom of speech, the Arab Spring and the artistic responses now and in the past to such revolutionary events.

Jo Glanville, editor of Index on Censorship, the UK’s largest organisation for freedom of speech, will chair the event.

Thursday 26 January 2012


University College London

Medical Sciences Building

AV Hill Lecture Theatre

 [use Malet Place entrance facing Waterstone's, look here for a detailed location map]


All guests are cordially invited to a drinks reception afterwards in the South Cloisters. Students will be at hand to direct you to this location.

Event organised by UCL, School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS),  Department of Dutch, with support from the Royal Dutch Embassy and Index on Censorship.


 logo Dutch Embassy      Index on censorship logo





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UCL - AV Hill Lecture Theatre
Medical Sciences Building
Malet Place
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 26 January 2012 at 18:30 (GMT)

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