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Placeless People: writing, rights and refugees, with Lyndsey Stonebridge

At Five Leaves Bookshop

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Leading up to Nottingham Refugee Week….

Lyndsey Stonebridge will present a  highly topical and timely account of refugee history and literatature, drawing on the work of Hannah Arendt, Franz Kafka, W.H. Auden, George Orwell, Samuel Beckett, and Simone Weil.

She has written the first literary history of modern statelessness that raises vital questions about sovereignty, humanism, and the future of human rights which highlights the importance of modern literature in understanding the challenges of today’s refugee ‘crisis’.


Five Leaves Bookshop

14a Long Row
Nottingham
NG1 2DH
0115 837 3097
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