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Helena Kennedy

Contributors

Helena Kennedy is one of Britain's leading lawyers and a member of the House of LordsShe has spent her professional life giving voice to those who have least power within the system, championing civil liberties and promoting human rights. She is the author of Just Law, The Changing Face of Justice and Why it Matters.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2015

Monday, 23 February 2015

Jacqueline Rose’s compelling new book opens with three extraordinary women: revolutionary socialist Rosa Luxemburg, German–Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon; and film icon Marilyn Monroe, whose lives intersected with some of the most dramatic events of the 20th century. Taking in revolution, totalitarianism and the American Dream, the book probes quintessential injustices both then and now. Jacqueline Rose, in conversation with civil liberties champion Helena Kennedy, offers a new vision of feminism for the 21st century. 

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.