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Girls, Daniel Alarcon, The Constitution

Presented by Samira Ahmed. With a discussion on the TV series Girls, novelist Daniel Alarcon and a debate on the constitution with Conor Gearty, Iain McLean and Linda Colley.

Samira Ahmed looks at the appeal of Lena Dunham's US TV series Girls with comedian Yasmeen Khan and TV producer John Yorke; talks to Peruvian born novelist Daniel Alarcón about migration from the countryside to the cities of Peru and across borders from Latin America to the USA. And Professors Conor Gearty, Iain McLean and Linda Colley debate what a new constitution might look like.

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Daniel Alarcón

    Samira talks to Peruvian born novelist Daniel Alarcón about Latin American migration

    Duration: 12:35

  • A New Constitution?

    Conor Gearty, Iain McLean & Linda Colley debate what a new constitution might look like

    Duration: 16:45

  • Girls

    Samira looks at the appeal of the US TV series Girls with Yasmeen Khan & John Yorke

    Duration: 14:49

Girls

Girls

Girls, Season Three starts on Monday 20 January 2014 at 22:00 on Sky Atlantic.

 

Image: Lena Dunham [Hannah Horvath] & Adam Driver [Adam Sackler], Apatow Productions.

Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón

At Night We Walk in Circles written by Daniel Alarcón is published by Fourth Estate on Thursday 16 January 2014.

 

Image Copyright: Adrian Kinloch

Constitution

Constitution

Acts of Union, Acts of Disunion written by Linda Colley is published by Profile Books. What's Wrong with the British Constitution? written by Iain McLean is published by OUP Oxford. Conor Geartys's Crowd Sourcing the Constitution Blog can be found here.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Daniel Alarcon
Interviewed Guest Yasmeen Khan
Interviewed Guest John Yorke
Interviewed Guest Conor Gearty
Interviewed Guest Iain McLean
Interviewed Guest Linda Colley

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