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Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami

Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami

Sun, 07 Oct 2018, 10:30

Althorp Literary Festival, Althorp (UK), The Stables, Althorp, Northampton, NN7 4HQ

Appearing as part of Althorp Literary Festival

Robin Yassin-Kassab is a regular media commentator on Syria and the Middle East. He is the co-author of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War (Pluto, 2016, 2018), which was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2017, and author of the novel The Road from Damascus (Penguin, 2009) and contributor to Syria Speaks (Saqi, 2014).

Leila Al-Shami has worked with the human rights movement in Syria and across in the Middle East. She is the co-author of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War (Pluto, 2016, 2018) ), which was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2017. She is a founding member of Tahrir-ICN, a network that aimed to connect anti-authoritarian struggles across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.

Entry to this talk is free but charitable donations are encouraged (BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT ARE STILL REQUIRED)

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