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Vestigios de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Boris Cyrulnik, Abram de Swaan y Philippe Sands en conversación con Kirsty Lang

Cartagena 2017, 
Boris Cyrulnik (Francia) es neurólogo, psiquiatra, psicoanalista y etólogo, Abram de Swaan (Países Bajos), autor del libro Dividir para mataruna exploración de la mentalidad genocida, y el abogado defensor de los derechos humanos Philippe Sands (Reino Unido) conversarán con Kirsty Lang de las consecuencias legales, sociales y políticas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial para el continente europeo, que quedó devastado humana y económicamente tras el conflicto.
Vestigios de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Boris Cyrulnik, Abram de Swaan y Philippe Sands en conversación con Kirsty Lang

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Daniel Morden, Hugh Lupton

Ovid's Metamorphoses

Hay Festival 2003, 
Following their success with HOmer's Iliad and Odyssey the two leading storytellers tell Ovid's wonderful tales of transformation, including Demeter and Persephone, Orpheus and Echo and Narcissus. 'A tour de force.' (The Times)

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Anthony Julius

Transgressions: The Offences of Art

Hay Festival 2003, 
Since the mid-nineteenth century artists have compulsively rejected received ideas in order to test and subvert morality, law, society and art itself. But what happens when all boundries have been crossed, all taboos broken, all limits violated? Julius looks at the Young Artists and their forebears.

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Julian Jackson

The Fall of France

Hay Festival 2003, 
On 16 May 1940 the Nazis had broken through the French lines on the River Meuse at Sedan and other locations, only five days after launching their attack. The eminent historian charts the French military collapse and the immediate consequences for Churchill and the Allies.

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Zareer Masani talks to Oliver Balch

Macaulay: Britain’s Liberal Imperialist

Winter Weekend 2015, 

Thomas Macaulay is most famous for having introduced the English language as a medium for learning in India. Was this an act of cultural imperialism or a modernising move? Historian and biographer Masani gives an insight into how it felt to be at the centre of power in a global empire, ruling over millions of Indian subjects and shaping the destiny of a subcontinent.

 

Zareer Masani talks to Oliver Balch

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Margarita Rosa de Francisco en conversación con Giuseppe Caputo

Cartagena 2017, 
La conocida actriz y cantante, que cautivó a los espectadores con sus actuaciones en telenovelas como Ilona llega con la lluvia y presentando programas como Desafío, es además autora de un blog con millones de lectores. Acaba de presentar su libro El hombre del teléfono, donde cuenta la historia de una mujer colombiana que en un momento turbulento de su vida comienza a conversar por teléfono con un fascinante personaje. Conversa con Giuseppe Caputo sobre esta cautivadora historia.

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Anthony Howard

Basil Hume

Hay Festival 2005, 
The journalist introduces his life of the late Catholic Primate of England.

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Bogotá39 2017 II. María José Caro León, Carlos Fonseca and Emiliano Monge in conversation with Felipe Rosete

Querétaro 2017, 

The Bogotá39 2017 selection, promoted by the Hay Festival, seeks to focus attention on and celebrate Latin American fiction writers. At this event, the writers María José Caro León (Peru) author of Perro de ojos negros, Carlos Fonseca (Costa Rica), author of Coronel Lágrimas, and Emiliano Monge (Mexico) autor of La superficie más honda, speak with Felipe Rosete.

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Dave Shelton

The Book Case: An Emily Lime Mystery

Hay Festival 2018, 

A great crime mystery exists at the exclusive St Rita’s girls’ boarding school – and that’s not the only odd thing about the school. New girl Daphne loves to read so she heads to the library whenever she can. Here she finds there’s no librarian but there is Emily Lime, the librarian’s assistant. The author shares the secrets of the delightful blend of schools, sleuths and books in this novel.

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John Banville and Jim Crace

Hay Festival 1997, 
A reading and conversation with these two celebrated novelists. Banville's "brilliantly wrought and compelling" The Untouchable, is a searing self-examination by a double-agent, not unlike Anthony Blunt who questions loyalties, his ideals and his faith. Crace's Quarantine is the story of the great self-examination of Christ and his five companions fasting in the Wilderness for forty days.

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Richard Fortey

The Earth: An Intimate History

Hay Festival 2004, 
The palaeontologist introduces his magisterial history of our planets' last four billion years. 'Think of Earth as a recycling system, forever turning granite into clay and sand, ocean mud into marble, gathering gold in veins and silver into seams. The Earth is the greatest show on earth' (The Guardian).

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Anna Pavord

Gardens of the Mind

Hay Festival 2002, 
Gardens of the mind are so much easier to bring into bloom than the real things, which have a wretched tendency to be heaving with slugs and attacjed by unnerving, unnamed varities of fungal growth. In this illustrated talk the author of The Tulip explores some literary gardens, taking us on a tour with Wodehouse round Blandings Castle, with Jane Austin round Donwell Abbey and with George Eliot through a kitchen garden.

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Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright

Ireland’s Referendum on Abortion: A Time for Change?

Hay Festival 2018, 

The Irish Referendum on abortion will take place on 25 May 2018. Since 1983 an estimated 170,000 Irish women have travelled to the UK to terminate their pregnancies, incurring high costs, logistical difficulties and emotional strain. Another 2,000 women a year end pregnancies by taking the abortion pill, illegally obtained online. Whatever the result of the referendum, the impact on Ireland’s society will be huge. Professor de Londras’ research concerns constitutionalism, human rights and transnationalism. Máiréad Enright researches in feminist legal studies and religion.

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La igualdad necesaria. Hourya Bentouhami, Christine Détrez y Cynthia Fleury-Perkins en conversación con Javier Ortiz Cassiani

Cartagena 2017, 
Muchos países cuentan con legislaciones que, en concordancia con la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos, incluyen el derecho de las personas a ser tratadas jurídica y socialmente de igual forma. Sin embargo, en la práctica, es necesario crear legislaciones y políticas específicas que permitan el desarrollo de las personas en un contexto de paz e igualdad de condiciones, independientemente de sus preferencias sexuales, género, raza, religión o nivel socioeconómico. Nuestras invitadas Hourya Bentouhami (Francia), filósofa y docente de filosofía política en la Universidad de Toulouse – Le Mirail; Christine Détrez (Francia), escritora, socióloga y profesora en la Escuela Normal Superior de Lyon; y Cynthia Fleury-Perkins (Francia) filósofa y psicoanalista, conversan con Javier Ortiz Cassiani sobre el largo camino hacia la igualdad de derechos.

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Peter Morgan

Fire Mountain

Hay Festival 2003, 
The award-winning Channel Four news reporter tells the stories of the volcanic eruption that wiped out St Pierre, Martinique in 1902, of the Barnum and Bailey freakshow adventures, of the sole survivor, Ludger Sylbaris and of what happend to the 'Paris of the Caribbean' when the redevelopment money started to filter in from colonial France.

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Mohamed Keshavjee

The Ronald Higgins Memorial Lecture: Mediation and Restorative Justice

Hay Festival 2018, 

Keshavjee will explore the ideas of internationalism and engagement mapped in Higgins' visionary world affairs books The Seventh Enemy and Plotting Peace: The Owls Reply to the Hawks. The distinguished academic received the Gandhi-King-Ikeda Peace Award for his work in conflict resolution. Patrick Pietroni will pay tribute to Ronald Higgins who died in December. Chaired by Felicity Bryan.

Mohamed Keshavjee

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Gina Miller

Rise!

Winter Weekend 2018, 

Miller came to prominence when she successfully took the British government to the Supreme Court, challenging its authority to trigger Article 50, the formal notification to leave the EU, without parliamentary approval. Guyana-born Miller became the target of racist and sexist abuse, and physical threats. Rise is an unflinching account of what it means to stand up for justice, and for yourself, no matter what the cost. She discusses her book and why she felt compelled to write it. Chaired by Peter Florence.

Gina Miller

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Cómo mejorar tu cerebro. Conferencia de Pere Estupinyà

Querétaro 2016, 

¿Deseas potenciar tus habilidades cognitivas? ¿Desconoces cómo dejarte guiar por tus emociones sin que estas te cieguen? ¿Sabes quién es más listo: el cáncer, los científicos o tu sistema inmune? Nuestro invitado responderá a todas estas preguntas y muchas más. Knight Science Journalism Fellow en el MIT, Pere Estupinyà ha trabajado en los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud de Estados Unidos y como editor del programa Redes, de TVE. Con este último libro, Estupinyà nos recuerda que la predisposición a aprender, a reflexionar y a absorber nuevas ideas nos hace más inteligentes como sociedad y como individuos; el pensamiento crítico es fundamental para nuestras vidas y, la ciencia, su mejor expresión.

Con interpretación a Lengua de Señas Mexicana (LSM)

Cómo mejorar tu cerebro. Conferencia de Pere Estupinyà

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Némesis. Misha Glenny en conversación con João Paulo Cuenca

Cartagena 2017, 
Misha Glenny (Reino Unido) es escritor y periodista. Ha sido corresponsal para el periódico The Guardiany para la BBC en diferentes países europeos. Su primer libro, McMafia, es una investigación sobre el crimen organizado a nivel transnacional. Su última publicación es Némesis, una narración centrada en la figura de Antonio, un habitante de una favela brasileña que llega a ser un narcotraficante poderoso, contada con el trasfondo histórico del Brasil actual, un país de desigualdades extremas. En conversación con João Paulo Cuenca.

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Peter Stamm en conversación con Peter Florence

Cartagena 2016, 
El escritor suizo Peter Stamm, finalista del Premio Internacional de Relato Breve Frank O’Connor, es redactor de la revista literaria Entwürfe für Literatur y ha escrito varias novelas, obras de teatro y guiones de teatro para la radio. Tiene publicados en español títulos como Lluvia de hielo, Los voladores, Siete años o su último libro, A espaldas del lago, donde nos acerca a unos personajes que luchan por recobrar el control de sus vidas y desterrar la soledad, el miedo y el sentimiento de fracaso o pérdida. Conversa con el fundador del Hay Festival, Peter Florence.

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Scott Hartley, Enrique Dans in conversation with Marta Garcia Aller

IN A WORLD REVOLUTIONIZED BY TECHNOLOGY, WHY DO THE HUMAN SKILLS MATTER?

Segovia 2018, 
 

Venture capitalist, ex Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Scott Hartley the author of the bestseller “The Fuzzy & the Techie” is a strong believer in the human skills necessary in a digital world; Enrique Dans, professor, influencer, blogger and digital transformation expert studies the effects of technology on people, businesses and society. They talk to Marta Garcia Aller, journalist, professor and Spanish writer, author of the recent book “El fin del mundo tal y como lo conocemos”.

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Mary Warnock

Making Babies: Is there a right to have children?

Hay Festival 2003, 
Infertile hetrosexual couples have claimed the right to assisted reproduction. So too have single women, gay couples, post-menopausal women and couples who wish to delay having children for various reasons. The distinguished philosopher and Chairman of the highly charged Enquiry into Human Fertilization, examines the ethical issues.

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Ken Loach

Hay Festival 2004, 
The great radical film-maker, director of Cathy Come Home, Kes, Raining Stones, Carla's Song and Sweet Sixteen, and his biographer Anthony Hayward talk to Francine Stock.

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Salman Rushdie

Hay Festival 1999, 
Salman Rushdie

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Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall talks to John Mitchinson

The River Cottage Year

Hay Festival 2003, 
The iconoclastic chef and author of The River Cottage Cookbook and The River Cottage Year talks food and country with John Mitchinson, gastronome and Publisher of QI.