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  • 29 April, 2021

    Online with The Arab British Centre

    Join us for the launch of We Wrote in Symbols, a collection of writing on love and lust by Arab women writers. It is a little-known secret that Arabic literature has a long tradition of erotic writing. Behind that secret lies another – that many of the writers are women. We Wrote in Symbols  celebrates the works of 75 of these female writers of Arab heritage who articulate love […]

  • 26 February, 2020 , 18:30 – 20:00

    SOAS, University of London, 10 Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG

    Join us for an evening with Political Cartoonist/Artist, Mohammad Sabaaneh, featuring an exhibition of his work and exclusive artist talk. Mohammed Saba’aneh is a Palestinian cartoonist whose artwork depicts the Palestinian struggle. His work has been published in Arabic newspapers such as Al-Etehad, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, and Al-Ghad Al-Ordani. Sabaaneh’s work been exhibited all over the world, most recently in the […]

  • 17 February, 2020 , 18:00 – 19:30

    SOAS, University of London, 10 Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG

    Join us for an evening discussion with Dr Atef Alshaer, the editor of A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba (2019), presenting the finest poetry and prose by Palestinian writers over the last seventy years. Featuring writers in the diaspora and those living under occupation, these striking entries pay testament to one of the most […]

  • 24 January, 2020 , 20:00 – 22:00

    Richmix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

    Join us for Smashing It, a night celebrating and empowering working-class artists, writers and performers. Working-class artists are hugely under-represented in the arts industries, facing extra challenges from unpaid work to prejudice, though they make up a third of the British population. How can we overcome this cycle of inequality? On the night, the most exciting creators and visionaries working […]

  • 18 July, 2019

    Jodrell Bank Observatory, Jodrell Bank, Lower Withington, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL

    Sue Nelson is a British journalist and broadcaster, presenter of the Space Boffins podcast and a former BBC science correspondent. As well as writing, she produces radio documentaries, short films and is an experienced TV and radio reporter/presenter. She has known Mercury 13 member, Wally Funk, since 1997. Wally Funk’s Race for Space, Sue’s latest book, covers their trips between 2016-17 […]

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