Palestine 2048: Science Fiction and the Future Past at The British Library

13 Sep 2019 - 7.00PM


An evening of futurism to explore the history and politics of the Middle East

To mark the launch of Palestine + 100, a new anthology of short stories set a century after the Nakba, Comma Press hosts an evening of Palestinian futurism celebrating the power of Science Fiction to shed new light on historical events and contemporary politics in the Middle East. Featuring novelist and author of Out of It, Selma Dabbagh, poet, journalist and novelist Anwar Hamed, and translator and editor, Basma Ghalayini. Chaired by Ra Page and Basma Ghalayini.

Palestine + 100 is a recipient of an English PEN award.

Full Price: £12.00
Member: £12.00
Senior 60+: £10.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Disabled: £8.00
Under 18: £8.00

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