21/10/2018

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Peace Poetry at Liverpool Literary Festival

 Registration is closed for this event

The RSL is taking bookings from Members and Fellows only.

RSL Fellow Fiona Sampson reads her newly commissioned poem, as well as poems by Wilfred Owen, Ivor Gurney and other poets writing through conflicts to find a route to peace. She also talks about her experience of poetry in the post-Yugoslavian conflict Balkans. Fiona Sampson has received numerous national and international honours and been published in thirty-seven languages. She is Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton and her latest book is the critically-acclaimed In Search of Mary Shelley. Literary scholar Professor Dame Janet Beer took up her post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool in 2015; she is a Trustee of the British Council and was awarded a Damehood for services to higher education and equality and diversity in January 2018.

Public tickets, £6/£4 can be booked through liverpool.ac.uk/literary-festival or 0151 794 2650.

Ticket holders are invited to join us before the event for breakfast and an introduction to the Peace Poetry pamphlet with RSL Director Molly Rosenberg, from 9.15am.

When
21/10/2018 10:00 AM through 11:30 AM
Location
Victoria Gallery & Museum
Ashton Street
University Of Liverpool
LIVERPOOL, L69 3DR
United Kingdom
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Event Fee(s)
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