Special Events

2018 UNESCO City of Literature Lecture: Elif Shafak

Wednesday 27 June, 6pm-7pm
Arts Lecture Theatre

Free, advanced booking recommended

UNESCO City of Literature are delighted to announce that Elif Shafak will give the second UNESCO City of Literature lecture in Nottingham. UNESCO considers gender equality as a fundamental human right, a building block for social justice and an economic necessity. Award-winning novelist, Elif Shafak will reflect on the individual and multi-layered experiences of women and delve into how literature plays an important role in achieving gender equality and understanding the perspective of others. Elif Shafak is an award-winning novelist and the most widely read female writer in Turkey. She is also a political commentator, an academic and inspirational public speaker.

This lecture is free to attend, but please book your place in order to avoid disappointment.

Please note: bookings for this event are being administered via Event Brite, not Nottingham Lakeside Arts Box Office.