• SEP 13

    Waterstones Local Authors Party

    • 13 Sep 2017
    • Waterstones

    On the eve of the Chiswick Book Festival, we showcase the wealth of local talent that Chiswick has to offer. Each author has just two minutes to speak about their book, making this a fast-paced, fun and fascinating evening. Watch here for details of authors and updates.
    Waterstones, 220-226 Chiswick High Road. Free admission.

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  • SEP 10

    MP Ann Clwyd

    • 10 Sep 2017
    • Penfro Book Festival at Rhosygilwen

    Rebel with a Cause, just published, is Ann Clwyd’s remarkable story of battling for her principles, regardless of wounds inflicted on her political career. Despite having faced constant opposition over the course of her parliamentary career, Ann has always fought back fiercely and continues to do so to this day.

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  • SEP 05

    British Foreign Policy After Brexit

    • 5 Sep 2017
    • The Institute for Government

    The Institute for Government is delighted to welcome Lord Owen and David Ludlow authors of the book British Foreign Policy After Brexit. The authors will discuss key themes from the book and will be in conversation with Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the audience. The Rt Hon Lord Owen...

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  • AUG 31

    Science and the post-truth era

    • 31 Aug 2017
    • Science Museum, IMAX Theatre

    The authors of three critically acclaimed books on the post-truth era will meet in public for the first time to discuss what the ‘war on truth’ means for science. With Fiona Fox, Director of the Science Media Centre, they will probe the implications for climate change policy, evidence based government, and a wide range of research, from reproductive...

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  • JUN 27

    Book Launch: Not Guilty - A New Oral History

    • 27 Jun 2017
    • Gay’s The Word, 66 Marchmont St, London, WC1N 1AB

    Join us as we celebrate the publication of Not Guilty: Queer Stories from a Century of Discrimination by Sue Elliott and Steve Humphries. Only fifty years ago, sex between men was a crime. The Sexual Offences Act 1967 changed that in part, sparking a chain of social reforms that altered the face of British society for ever. But it was only the beginning...

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  • JUN 21

    Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World

    • 21 Jun 2017
    • Hong Kong Theatre

    Post-truth is bigger than fake news and social media. This is the story of bullshit: what’s being spread, why it works – and how we can tackle it.

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  • JUN 16

    Spring Mischief Festival: R&D Work in Progress Sharing - #WeAreArrested

    • 16 Jun 2017
    • Michel Saint-Denis rehearsal space at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon

    The R&D work in progress sharings are a chance to see inside the creative engine room of The Other Place where the RSC explores new ideas and exciting theatrical opportunities. Our sharings for the festival include #WeAreArrested written by journalist Can Dündar. This is his enthralling account of his arrest and subsequent exile from Turkey following his newspaper’s decision...

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  • JUN 08

    Fact, Fiction And The Rise Of Fake News

    • 8 Jun 2017
    • EDF Energy Arena

    Last year saw a vote for Brexit, the election of Trump as US President and an unprecedented rise of fake news. Mulling over actual vs alternative facts, author James Ball, comedian Dara Ó Briain, experimental psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky, NASA’s former Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan and writer and producer Eliane Glaser attempt to make sense of the dawn of a post...

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  • JUN 06

    E. J. Clery at John Smith Southampton

    • 6 Jun 2017
    • John Smith Student Store, Southampton

    Emma Clery is a professor here at Southampton University and specialises in Eighteenth Century Literature. She has a captivating new book that gives an intriguing and fresh insight into the world of Jane Austen. Emma is a well-respected expert in this field and already has a few book titles under her belt including the best-seller The Rise of Supernatural...

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  • MAY 13

    Ann Clwyd at Waterstones Cardiff

    • 13 May 2017
    • Waterstones Cardiff, 2A The Hayes, Cardiff, CF10 1WB

    During these exciting and uncertain political times, Waterstones are hugely excited and proud to host an event with Welsh Labour Party politican Ann Clwyd, who will be in store promoting her book 'Rebel With a Cause' Saturday afternoon.

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