Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the Film
In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them?
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)
This event is a panel discussion with speakers: Aulikki Nahkola (Wolfson College, Oxford), Philip Bullock (Wadham College, Oxford) and the novel's translator Oliver Ready (St. Antony's College, Oxford).
The Chair will be Andrei Zorin (New College, Oxford).
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