HAY FESTIVAL 2018 PROGRAMME

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World Affairs

Event 480

Journalism in Areas of Conflict

Venue: Compass
Felipe Restrepo is a Colombian journalist, editor and author. In 2017 he was included in the Bogotá39 list of the best Latin American writers under 40 organized by the Hay Festival every decade. He is the editor behind the books: The sorrows of Mexico (MacLehose, 2016) and Crónica: the best narrative journalism in Latin America (UNAM, 2016) and he is currently the editor-in-chief of the acclaimed Gatopardo magazine in Mexico City. He will talk about the challenges of a journalist and specially of reporting conflict in countries such as Mexico and Colombia. He is the British Council writer in residence at the Hay Festival.
Free but ticketed
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Event 461

Nik Gowing, Didi Ogede and Chris Langdon

Thinking the Unthinkable

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
FaceBook’s data catastrophe; MeToo; Populism; Nationalism; Trump; Putin, Russia and the nerve agent attack; the impact of AI on work and skills; Brexit. The world affairs expert analyses why disruption and unthinkables are creating ever-greater uncertainty for corporate and political leaders. Why do they have trouble thinking unthinkables then leading as you expect? Gowing and Langdon reveal findings from extensive interviews with world leaders in a new book, launched today at the festival. Come and brainstorm unthinkables. They present their work wioth researcher Didi Ogede.
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