Events 2016

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Waking Lions and Chains of Sand

28/02/2016 - 2:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Rapidly following her acclaimed debut One Night Markowitz, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s second novel, Waking Lions, is a gr...
The Ignorant Maestro

28/02/2016 - 2:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In The Ignorant Maestro, symphony orchestra conductor Itay Talgam draws on his experience on the podium to reveal the conductor...
The House by the Lake

28/02/2016 - 2:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Thomas Harding, prize-winning author of Hanns and Rudolf, talks to his cousin, James Harding, about The Ho...
Love, Art and Literature

28/02/2016 - 12:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Hannah Rothschild, author of The Improbability of Love and the new Chair of the National Gallery Board of Trustees, knows a thi...
In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

28/02/2016 - 12:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In association with World Jewish Relief In his new book, veteran war reporter Tim Judah examines the impact of on...
Loose Connections

28/02/2016 - 12:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Esther Menell, author of Loose Connections – a counterpoint to her friend and colleague Diana Athill’s publishing memoir Stet...
A Woman on the Edge of Time

28/02/2016 - 11:00 am

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Jeremy Gavron’s searching account of his mother, who was rarely talked about after her death, documents the too-short life of this extraor...
The Big Debate

27/02/2016 - 8:30 pm

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The Big Debate addressed the critical issues and challenges confronting Jews today.


Woody Allen: Film by Film

27/02/2016 - 7:00 pm

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Everyone has their favourite Woody Allen film – whether it’s one of his nervous but hilarious urban romances such as Annie Hallor Manh...
Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

27/02/2016 -

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Having inherited a cache of thousands of letters between his grandparents, Ian Buruma, author of Year Zero, has interwoven his v...
Spies: Fact and Fiction

26/02/2016 - 12:00 pm

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Mishka Ben-David served in Mossad as a high-ranking officer. Now a full-time novelist, he writes tense thrillers about Mossad agents worldw...
The Future of the Professions

25/02/2016 - 8:30 pm

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In The Future of the Professions, Professor Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind predict the transformation a...
Going Up

25/02/2016 - 8:30 pm

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Frederic Raphael talks with Baroness Joan Bakewell about his memoir, Going Up, a dazzling piece of virtuoso pr...
Abba Eban: A Biography

25/02/2016 - 7:00 pm

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Abba Eban: A Biography is the first examination for almost 40 years of the man whose exceptional skill as a spokesman for Israel in the internation...
Jews in the Classical World

25/02/2016 - 7:00 pm

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Experts on the Classical world, Professor Edith Hall and Professor Tessa Rajak, discuss the relationship between the Gre...