London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Events Archive

Richard Aronowitz, John Steinberg, Chair: Jenni Frazer
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

John Steinberg’s Blue Skies Over Berlin is a moving and thought-provoking book about guilt and identity, featuring a young German woman who moves to London from war-ravaged Berlin in 1956.

Jacqui Dankworth, Oli Hayhurst, Maureen Lipman, Jeremy Robson, Art Themen, Charlie Wood
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

A lively evening of jazz, blues, poetry and classic melodies featuring Jacqui Dankworth, Oli Hayhurst, Jeremy Robson, Art Themen and Charlie Wood.

Bernard-Henri Lévy, Chair: Philippe Sands
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT

The George Webber Memorial Evening

Avner Offer, Chair: Matti Friedman
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 6:30pm

This extraordinary work, assembled in 1968 by Avner Offer – Oxford Professor of Economic History and a former soldier in the Six-Day War – is now published for the first time. Evoking the intimacy of a small unit in wartime, with its moral dilemmas and life and death experiences, the photographs bear witness to some of the most highly charged moments of the war.

Stanley Price, Chair: Philip Hensher
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 6:30pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT

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