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British Council Literature Seminar Webcast

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 25.056  Thursday, 30 January 2014

 

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Date:         January 30, 2014 at 6:31:57 AM EST

Subject:    British Council Literature Seminar Webcast

 

‘Shakespeare Our Contemporary?’ 

http://www.britishcouncil.de/webcast

 

“Shakespeare – Our Contemporary?” 30 January to 1 February 2014

Watch our live webcast from the British Council Literature Seminar in Berlin.

 

Live readings and discussions with authors Naomi Alderman, A S Byatt, Howard Jacobson, Tom McCarthy, Alice Oswald, Mark Ravenhill and Polly Stenham to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. Chair of the seminar is Professor John Mullan (Guardian Book Club).

 

Webcast schedule

Thursday, 30 January 2014

from 19.30 CET: Welcome speeches by Dr Helen Müller (Bertelsmann) and John Whitehead (Director British Council Germany); Keynote: Dame Gail Rebuck, CBE (Chair Penguin Random House UK Board); Graham Sheffield (Director Arts British Council)

- followed by Howard Jacobson reading and discussion with John Mullan

Friday, 31 January 2014

- 10.00 – 11.15 CET: Alice Oswald, reading and discussion with John Mullan; followed by a Q&A session

- 11.45 – 13.00 CET: Polly Stenham, reading and discussion with John Mullan; followed by a Q&A session

- 14.30 – 15.45 CET: Panel discussion with Naomi Alderman, A S Byatt, Howard Jacobson, Alice Oswald, Mark Ravenhill, and Polly Stenham, Chaired by John Mullan

- 20.00 – 21.30 CET: A S Byatt, reading and discussion with Tobias Döring (Chairman of Germany’s Shakespeare Society)

Saturday, 1 February 2014

- 10.00 – 11.15 CET: Naomi Alderman, reading and discussion with Tobias Döring; followed by a Q&A session

- 11.45 – 13.00 CET: Tom McCarthy, reading and discussion with John Mullan; followed by a Q&A session

- 16.15 – 17.30 CET: Mark Ravenhill, reading/ talk and discussion with John Mullan; followed by a Q&A session

- 17.30 – 18.00 CET: closing speeches by John Whitehead (Director British Council Germany), Cortina Butler (Director Literature British Council); John Mullan (chairman of the seminar)

 
 

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