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Taboos: Desire and Disgust

Tuesday 30 October, 6:30 pm9:00 pm | £7 – £10

An intimate look at youth and womanhood from Colombia, Pakistan, Singapore and London with Sharlene Teo, Sarvat Hasin and Margarita Garcia Robayo

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A Massacre in Mexico: Anabel Hernández in conversation with Gaby Wood

Monday 5 November, 7:00 pm8:15 pm | £5 – £8

On September 26, 2014, a group of students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College were en route to a protest when intercepted by local police. A confrontation ensued. Come the morning, the students were nowhere to be found. Investigative reporter Anabel Hernández will be in conversation with Gaby Wood to discuss her latest book A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing 43 Students (translated by John Washington and published by Verso) which reconstructs the terrible events of…

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Worldwide Association of Women Journalists and Writers Congress

Tuesday 6 November, 8:30 amFriday 9 November, 5:30 pm | Free

Telling the whole story; a complex world needs all its story tellers The Worldwide Association of Women Journalists and Writers will hold its Congress in London, for the first time, in 2018. The event will coincide with the 100th anniversary of female suffrage in the UK. The four day event will focus on story telling. With more women joining together to challenge norms of behaviour, it matters that women are amongst those telling the stories and deciding which stories and…

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PEN HG Wells Lecture 2018: Dave Eggers

Sunday 16 December, 5:30 pm7:00 pm | £ 17.50

Award-winning American writer, editor, publisher and philanthropist Dave    Eggers     will deliver this year’s PEN HG Wells Lecture, sponsored by the Times Literary Supplement.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from this brilliant author, literacy and human rights advocate, and champion of the printed word. Dave     Eggers    is the author of many books, including   The Circle,    A Hologram for the King,    and    The Monk of   Mokha,    covering    subjects from the boundaries of technological privacy…

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