Doughnut economics: it is not just growth that matters

The discipline of economics as we know it will neither preserve the Earth’s carrying capacity nor save human civilization. Kate Raworth’s book ‘Doughnut economics’ challenges 21th century economists to do better – to design institutions and economies that are just and sustainable. It offers economists a moral compass and non-economists an interesting alternative perspective. Source: […]

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Book Launch: And After Many Days by Jowhor Ile

Book Launch: And After Many Days by Jowhor Ile 14:30-15:30, Saturday 7 October 2017 Conference Space at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Jowhor Ile in conversation with Edwige-Renée Dro During the rainy season of 1995, in the bustling town of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, one family’s life is disrupted by the sudden disappearance of […]

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Creative Writing Workshop with Numbi Arts

Creative Writing Workshop with Numbi Arts 11:00 – 14:00 Saturday 7 October, Mild West Room at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY – Do you have a story to tell about your local neighbourhood? – Are you interested in developing your creative writing skills? – Would you like the chance to hear from experienced […]

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Literary Activism and Arts Management Workshop

Literary Activism and Arts Management Workshop Africa Writes Bristol 11.30 to 14:00, Saturday 7 October Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Have you set up or are you thinking of setting up an online magazine or producing an arts event? Would you like to exchange ideas and practical advice on how to successfully position […]

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On Being A Woman Writer: Nawal El Saadawi in conversation

On Being A Woman Writer: Nawal El Saadawi in conversation Saturday 2 July  18.30 – 20.00, £10 /£8/ £7 The internationally renowned writer, novelist, psychiatrist and fighter for women’s rights was born in 1931, in a village outside Cairo, and wrote her first novel at the age of 13. Her many books have been translated into over […]

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Hidden Histories and Forbidden Love: Chinelo Okparanta in conversation with Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed

Hidden Histories and Forbidden Love: Chinelo Okparanta in conversation with Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed Saturday 7 October, 18:00 – 19:30 Event Space, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Chinelo Okparanta’s deeply searching and powerful debut novel is about the dangers of living and loving openly. Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she […]

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Africa Through the Lens of Fiction and Film

Africa Through the Lens of Fiction and Film Friday 6 October, 18:00 The Cube Cinema, Dove St S, Avon, Bristol BS2 8JD £7 / £6 concs An evening of film and discussion, with delicious Nigerian food.  Panel Discussion with Kivu Ruhorahoza, Yaba Badoe, and Ingrid Sinclair. Ahead of a screening of Biyi Bandele’s recent adaptation […]

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