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The Forum
27 Dec
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A conceptual meeting point for this week's three ideas, by Emily Kasriel
The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, presented Bridget Kendall.


One of Britain's most distinguished geographers, Doreen Massey, challenges the notion that our interconnected world is shrinking and that we've somehow ?conquered distance'.

Andrey Kurkov, perhaps Ukraine's best known novelist whose work has been translated into 30 languages, discusses the absurdities of life in the Post Soviet Union.

Professor Jim al-Khalili's work as a theoretical nuclear physicist who will uncover the role of atoms in answering some of the universe's big questions.

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