London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Events Archive

Barbara Honigmann, Chair: Robert Gillett
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 2:30pm

Barbara Honigmann is Germany’s foremost Jewish writer and the recipient of multiple awards. Author, journalist, theatre director and artist, her work explores the complexities associated with being a Jew in post-WW2 Germany. Honigmann’s mother was Kim Philby’s first wife and her father chief editor of the Berliner Zeitung.

Heidi Kingstone, Linda Kelsey
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 1:00pm

Canadian-born foreign correspondent Heidi Kingstone has interviewed many key international figures, from Benjamin Netanyahu to Zaha Hadid to Daniel Liebeskind.

Paloma Strelitz, Lewis Jones, Chair: Rowan Moore
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 8:30pm

In 2015, London collective Assemble became the first architecture studio to receive the prestigious Turner Prize. Assemble – a team of 18 young architects and designers – won the award for their innovative Toxteth housing estate regeneration project.

Michael Rosen, Chair: Nicolette Jones
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 8:30pm

This event took place on Tuesday 28 February 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.

Simon Kuper, Tim Marshall, Chair: Martin Bright
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 7:00pm

This event took place on Tuesday 28th February 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.


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Friday, 24 February 2017
Rachel Tzvia Back received The Risa Domb/Porjes Prize and Natasha Lehrer won the Scott Moncrieff Prize at the award ceremony for the Society of...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Congratulations to JBW 2017 speakers Sarah Moss and Adam Rutherford whose books The Tidal Zone and A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived...
Monday, 6 February 2017


David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.