Events Archive

Susie Orbach, Chair: Rebecca Birk
Saturday, 10 March 2018 - 7:30pm

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the publication of Fat is a Feminist Issue, pioneering therapist Susie Orbach presents the extended new edition of the case histories that inspired her recent Radio 4 series In Therapy.

Ian Black, Chair: Jonathan Freedland
Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 8:30pm

Ian Black draws on four decades of experience as a Middle East correspondent steeped in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to present a gripping narrative of 100 years of the history of the region, originating in Lord Balfour’s oblique 67-word promise of a homeland for the Jewish people, through to the challenges of today. 

Laura Freeman, Viv Groskop, Chair: Alex Clark
Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 8:30pm

Viv Groskop in her luminous The Anna Karenina Fix, finds the answers to life’s burning questions in the great Russian novels. Not sure what to do with your love life? Turn to Tolstoy. Suffering from unrequited love? Turgenev can help. Are you socially awkward? Chekhov has the answers.

Sara Hirschhorn, Dov Waxman, Chair: Michael Goldfarb
Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 7:00pm

In Association with Yachad

Lawrence Freedman, John Simpson, Chair: Richard Norton-Taylor
Thursday, 8 March 2018 - 7:00pm

Lawrence Freedman who is an authority on war and warfare, past and present, and consultant to governments on conflict, is joined by the BBC World Affairs editor and foreign correspondent, John Simpson, to investigate how past conflicts inform the present and future of war, weapons, security and strategy.


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