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May 2017

Artist Talk with Aisha Khalid: One Woman’s Journey (1999 to 2017)

May 2 11:00 - 12:30

Aisha Khalid will discuss her artistic practice and journey over the past 18 years....

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Opening Night: Christina Lamb

May 9 18:45 - 20:00

Hear insights into the turmoil in the Middle East from one of the most exciting journalists of our t...

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The Empire Writes Back

May 10 18:45 - 20:00

Four South Asian writers will discuss the Partition of India, 70 years on....

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A Room for Rumi

May 11 18:45 - 20:00

Elif Shafak will bring to life the core teachings of 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi master Rumi....

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Asian Shadow Puppetry Workshop

May 13 14:00 - 17:00

Lori Hopkins will lead this family event at which children can create their own puppets and stories....

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Sin Cities: Lijia Zhang’s Shenzhen

May 15 18:45 - 20:00

Join Lijia Zhang for a discussion about the sex trade in Shenzhen through her debut novel Lotus....

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Sin Cities: Beirut after Dusk

May 16 18:45 - 20:00

Four brilliant writers of Lebanese descent will join us to discuss Beirut, the wild child of the Mid...

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An Odyssey Across the Middle East

May 17 18:45 - 20:00

Acclaimed Turkish novelist Ece Temelkuran launches her new novel....

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Comedy Night: Bilal Zafar & Yuriko Kotani

May 18 19:00 - 21:00

Want to laugh your socks off? We do....

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Reflections on the East Asian 20th Century

May 23 18:45

Go back in time with bestselling author Min Jin Lee as she talks about her new novel, Pachinko....

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