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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

Rahaf Harfoush

Subject Areas – Technology, Innovation and Digital Culture

Event 607 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.

15+
30 mins
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Theresa Marteau

Subject Areas – Behaviour and Health

Event 608 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.

15+
30 mins
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Elizabeth Drayson

Research Area – Modern and Medieval Languages

Event 609 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.

15+
30 mins
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Kate Raworth

Research Areas – Economics, Social and Ecological Challenges

Event 610 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.

15+
30 mins
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Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Event 611 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Event 612 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Tracy Chevalier

How I Got Here

Event 613 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.

15+
30 mins
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Kathleen Taylor

Research Areas – The Science of Human Brains and Behaviour

Event 614 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.

15+
30 mins
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Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Event 615 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Carol Black

Research Areas – Health and Work

Event 616 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.

15+
30 mins
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Claire Garabedian and Laurence Gardiner

Research Areas – Arts and Dementia

Event 617 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

Laurence Gardiner is an expert living with early-onset dementia.

15+
30 mins
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Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Event 618 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Eric Ngalle Charles

How I Got Here

Event 620 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.

15+
30 mins
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Matt Jones

Subject Areas – Computer Science and Screen Technology

Event 621 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.

15+
30 mins
Drop in (no ticket required)

Anti-Apathy Bootcamp with Saci Lloyd

Event 622 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Media Manipulation with Saci Lloyd

Event 623 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
Price: £0.00
 
 

Jeanette Littlemore

Subject Areas – English Language, Learning Second Languages

Event 624 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.

15+
30 mins
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Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy

Subject Areas –  Geography, Environmental Sciences, Human Biology

Event 625 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.

15+
30 mins
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Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Subject Areas – Clinical Medicine

Event 626 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.

15+
30 mins
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Martin Johnes

Subject Areas – History, Culture and Identity

Event 627 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.

15+
30 mins
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Greg Hannon and Josephine Bunch

Subject Areas – Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy

Event 628 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.

15+
30 mins
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Jonathan Godfrey

Subject Areas – Education

Event 629 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.

15+
30 mins
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Steve Evans

Subject Areas – Engineering, Sustainable Development and Design

Event 630 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.

15+
30 mins
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Jane Davidson

Subject Areas – Geography, Sustainable Development

Event 631 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.

15+
30 mins
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Jamie Vicary

Subject Areas - Physics, Computer Science

Event 632 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.

15+
30 mins
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Preti Taneja

Subject Areas – English, Comparative Literary Studies, Human Rights

Event 633 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

15+
30 mins
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Ros Ridley

Subject Areas – Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience

Event 636 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.

15+
30 mins
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Jane Perry

Subject Areas – Nursing, Healthcare, Mental Illness

Event 637 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.

15+
30 mins
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Lucie Ryzova

Subject Areas – History, Middle East Politics

Event 638 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.

Lucie Ryzova is Lecturer in Middle East History at University of Birmingham.

15+
30 mins
Drop in (no ticket required)