WELCOME TO HAY

The full programme is available for this year’s festival, 25 May to 4 June. We very much look forward to seeing you in Hay.

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Compass

Event 607

Rahaf Harfoush

Subject Areas – Technology, Innovation and Digital Culture

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2017 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Rahaf Harfoush is Adjunct Professor at Sciences Po, Paris.

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Event 608

Theresa Marteau

Subject Areas – Behaviour and Health

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2017 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Theresa Marteau is Director of Studies for Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Christ’s College, Cambridge University.

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Event 609

Elizabeth Drayson

Research Area – Modern and Medieval Languages

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Elizabeth Drayson is Lorna Close Fellow in Spanish at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University.

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30 mins
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Elizabeth Drayson

Event 610

Kate Raworth

Research Areas – Economics, Social and Ecological Challenges

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Kate Raworth is Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute.

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30 mins
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Kate Raworth

Event 611

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop we’ll take a look at how our own bias changes our perception and assess how good we are at spotting fake news in our teeny tiny Trump hands interactive quiz. We'll also take a look at the different techniques journalists use to sell a story and learn to weave some of the dark arts of Spin ourselves. Malevolence, while not required, will be highly prized.

16+
1 hour 15 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 612

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop for teenagers, families and any other forms of sentient life who want to say hi, we'll take a witty look at how apathy brings us down and what we would do if we had power for one day. Expect big political ideas, funny YouTubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and stupendous opinions because we are going to fix Brexit Britain in one hour! Feuding families particularly welcome.

16+
1 hour 30 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 613

Tracy Chevalier

How I Got Here

Venue: Compass

Have you ever wondered what the career back-story is behind someone you’ve seen on stage at Hay? How I Got Here is a new series of daily events revealing just a few of these stories.

Tracy Chevalier is the author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.

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30 mins
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Tracy Chevalier

Event 614

Kathleen Taylor

Research Areas – The Science of Human Brains and Behaviour

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Kathleen Taylor is freelance science writer affiliated to the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford.

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30 mins
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Kathleen Taylor

Event 615

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop we’ll take a look at how our own bias changes our perception and assess how good we are at spotting fake news in our teeny tiny Trump hands interactive quiz. We'll also take a look at the different techniques journalists use to sell a story and learn to weave some of the dark arts of Spin ourselves. Malevolence, while not required, will be highly prized.

16+
1 hour 15 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 616

Carol Black

Research Areas – Health and Work

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Carol Black is Principal of Newnham College, University of Cambridge.

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30 mins
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Carol Black

Event 617

Claire Garabedian

Research Areas – Arts and Dementia

Venue: Compass
Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Claire Garabedian is a Research Associate at Association for Dementia Studies, Worcester University

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30 mins
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Event 618

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop for teenagers, families and any other forms of sentient life who want to say hi, we'll take a witty look at how apathy brings us down and what we would do if we had power for one day. Expect big political ideas, funny YouTubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and stupendous opinions because we are going to fix Brexit Britain in one hour! Feuding families particularly welcome.

16+
1 hour 30 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 620

Eric Ngalle Charles

How I Got Here

Venue: Compass

Have you ever wondered what the career back-story is behind someone you’ve seen on stage at Hay? How I Got Here is a new series of daily events revealing just a few of these stories.

Eric Ngalle Charles is a poet, dramatist and novelist and a former Cameroon refugee.

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30 mins
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Event 621

Matt Jones

Subject Areas – Computer Science and Screen Technology

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Matt Jones is Professor of Computer Science at Swansea University.

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30 mins
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Matt Jones

Event 622

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop for teenagers, families and any other forms of sentient life who want to say hi, we'll take a witty look at how apathy brings us down and what we would do if we had power for one day. Expect big political ideas, funny YouTubers and creative activism. Bring a fully charged mind and stupendous opinions because we are going to fix Brexit Britain in one hour! Feuding families particularly welcome.

16+
1 hour 15 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 623

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Venue: Compass

In this workshop we’ll take a look at how our own bias changes our perception and assess how good we are at spotting fake news in our teeny tiny Trump hands interactive quiz. We'll also take a look at the different techniques journalists use to sell a story and learn to weave some of the dark arts of Spin ourselves. Malevolence, while not required, will be highly prized.

16+
1 hour 30 mins
Free but ticketed
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Event 624

Jeanette Littlemore

Subject Areas – English Language, figurative language, metaphor and metonymy

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Jeanette Littlemore is Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham.

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30 mins
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Event 625

Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy

Subject Areas –  Geography, Environmental Sciences, Human Biology

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy is a Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University.

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Event 626

Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Subject Areas – Clinical Medicine

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Kourosh Saeb-Parsy is Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge.

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Event 627

Martin Johnes

Subject Areas – History, Culture and Identity

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Martin Johnes is Head of History and Classics at Swansea University.

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30 mins
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Event 628

Greg Hannon and Josephine Bunch

Subject Areas – Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Greg Hannon is Professor of Molecular Cancer Biology at the Cancer Research Institute, Cambridge University.

Josephine Bunch is a Co-Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry Imaging at NPL and Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham.

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Event 629

Jonathan Godfrey

Subject Areas – Education

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Jonathan Godfrey is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Worcester and Chair of the Council of Sixth Form Colleges.

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30 mins
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Jonathan Godfrey

Event 630

Steve Evans

Subject Areas – Engineering, Sustainable Development and Design

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Steve Evans is Director of Research in Industrial Sustainability.

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Event 631

Jane Davidson

Subject Areas – Geography, Sustainable Development

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Dr Jane Davidson is Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for External Stakeholder Development and Engagement and Director of INSPIRE at the University of Wales: Trinity Saint David.

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Jane Davidson

Event 632

Jamie Vicary

Subject Areas - Physics, Computer Science

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Jamie Vicary is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford.

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Event 633

Preti Taneja

Subject Areas – English, Comparative Literary Studies, Human Rights

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Preti Taneja is a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at Warwick University

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30 mins
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Event 634

Philippe Sands

How I Got Here

Venue: Compass

Have you ever wondered what the career back-story is behind someone you’ve seen on stage at Hay? How I Got Here is a new series of daily events revealing just a few of these stories.

Philippe Sands is a lawyer, a specialist in international law and the author of 16 books on international law.

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30 mins
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Event 635

Michelle Oyen

Subject Areas – Bioengineering, Mechanics, Materials and Design

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Michelle Oyen is a Reader in Bioengineering at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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Event 636

Ros Ridley

Subject Areas – Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Ros Ridley was Head of the Medical Research Council Comparative Cognition Research Team in the Department of Psychology at Cambridge University.

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Event 637

Jane Perry

Subject Areas – Nursing, Healthcare, Mental Illness

Venue: Compass

Please drop in to our new Compass venue, quiz leading academics about their subject and engage in some critical thinking. As part of Hay Festival 2016 and with help from the Welsh Government we have invited a range of university lecturers and speakers to drop in, talk about their subject areas and about university life.

Jane Perry is Associate Head of Institute for Business & Workforce Development and Institute Lead for International at University of Worcester.

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