Wellcome Book Prize, Civil Wars: Susan Buck-Morss and AC Grayling, Louisa Egbunike and Akachi Ezeigbo.
Anne McElvoy talks revolutions with Professors Susan Buck-Morss and AC Grayling, Biafra with Louisa Egbunike and Prof Akachi Ezeigbo, and meets the Wellcome Book Prize winner.
A novel by Maylis de Kerangal which traces a heart transplant is the winner of this year's Wellcome Book Prize and the inspiration for a film out in the UK this week. Also Anne McElvoy discusses nation states and war with US Professor of Political Philosophy Susan Buck-Morss and Professor AC Grayling. The 50th anniversary of the Biafran war and fictional representations of it are explored with New Generation Thinker Louisa Egbunike - organiser of the Igbo Conference at SOAS - and Professor Akachi Ezeigbo
Maylis de Kerangal is the author of Mend The Living'. The film is called 'Heal the Living'.
'War: an Enquiry' by AC Grayling is out now.
Susan Buck Morss's talk at the London School of Economics is available to listen to as a download.
Professor Akachi Ezeigbo is the author the Biafran war novel 'Roses and Bullets'.
Further information about the Igbo Conference at SOAS is available from the conference website.
Susan Buck-Morss - Global Civil War: Solidarity By Proxy
|Interviewed Guest||Susan Buck-Morss|
|Interviewed Guest||AC Grayling|
|Interviewed Guest||Louisa Uchum Egbunike|
|Interviewed Guest||Akachi Ezeigbo|
- Thu 27 Apr 2017 22:00