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Stephen Greenblatt
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 11:00am

To world-renowned literary critic and Pulitzer Prize-winner, Stephen Greenblatt, the story of Adam and Eve is a prism refracting our most primitive fears and the inspiration for our most glorious works of art. In a richly illustrated talk, he shows how this myth has shaped understanding of our origins and destiny since time immemorial.

Pascale Hugues, Chair: Natasha Lehrer
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 11:00am

Pascale Hugues embarks on a quest to learn more about the city she lives in, producing a stunning history in the process.

Martin Goodman, Chair: Angela Gluck
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 11:00am
Philip Graham, Chair: Rosine Perelberg
Saturday, 10 March 2018 - 8:45pm


In honour of Robin Hyman

Yael Dayan, Daniel Goldman, Sir Tom Phillips, Yaacov Yadgar, Chair: Adam LeBor
Saturday, 10 March 2018 - 8:30pm

Peace with the Palestinians remains elusive but, given soaring economic disparity, the widening gulf between secular, moderately religious and ultra-Orthodox, the increasingly vocal Arab minority, and the further splintering of consensus between far-left and far-right, does the real threat come from within? Our panel looks to the future.


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