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POETRY AND LIFE-WRITING: PANEL-LED WORKSHOP 1

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Harris Manchester College, 1 Mansfield Rd, Oxford, OX1 3TD

 

Bringing together experts working at the intersection of literature, human rights, foreign policy and peace initiatives, this workshop will focus on the role of poetry and life-writing in post-war healing.

- Dunya Mikhail (poet)

- Philippe Sands, QC (barrister and writer)

- Lord (John) Alderdice (Liberal Democrat peer; former Speaker of the Northern Irish Assembly; Director of the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC))

- Professor Jeremy Treglown (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

Chair: Professor Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford)
 

This event is invitation only.

Contact name: 
Catherine Gilbert