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Events on Wednesday 20 March 2013

Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs

The Robber of Memories: A River Journey Through Colombia

10:00am | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Exploration, Travel & Travel History
Con Coughlin

Con Coughlin

Churchill’s First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

10:00am | Wednesday 20 March 2013 History
Kate Clanchy

Kate Clanchy

Poets of the City

10:00am | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Poetry
Edzard Ernst

Edzard Ernst

Alternative Medicine: Facts and Fallacies

10:00am | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Science
Esther Woolfson

Esther Woolfson

Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Nature and The Environment
William Sutcliffe

William Sutcliffe and Victoria Brittain Chaired by Jon Snow

Beyond Walls

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Current Affairs
Guy Halsall

Guy Halsall

Worlds of Arthur: Facts and Fictions of the Dark Ages

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 History
Paul Torday

Paul Torday and Joseph Connolly

Light Shining in the Forest and England’s Lane

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Fiction
Andrew Dilnot

Andrew Dilnot

Living Longer: How Should We Pay For Care

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Fiona Mountain

Fiona Mountain Interviewed by Paul Blezard

Cavalier Queen: Torn Between Two Men

12:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Fiction
David Gwynn

David Gwynn

The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

1:15pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Very Short Introductions
Jane Dunn

Jane Dunn

Daphne du Maurier and her Sisters

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
James Fergusson

James Fergusson and Peter Woodward Chaired by Sean Ryan

The Most Dangerous Place in the World: Politics, Piracy and Terror

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Melanie King

Melanie King

Can Onions Cure Ear-ache? Medical Advice from 1769

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 History
Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Oxford Poets with Alastair Lack

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Walking Tours
 Lexden

Lexden and Frank Field Chaired by Richard Ritchie

Enoch at 100: A Re-evaluation of the Life, Politics and Philosophy of Enoch Powell

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Current Affairs
Clive Wilmer

Clive Wilmer Interviewed by Jem Poster

Conversations with Poets

2:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Poetry
Antony Horder

Antony Horder, Patricia Kessler and Martin Vaughan Lewis

Lewis Carroll meets Edward Lear

4:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Language & Literature
Norman Stone

Norman Stone

World War Two: A Short History

4:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 History
Susie Boyt

Susie Boyt and India Knight Chaired by Paul Blezard

The Small Hours and Mutton

4:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Fiction
Neil  Shah

Neil Shah

The 10-step Stress Solution: Live More, Relax More, Re-energise

4:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Robyn Arianrhod

Robyn Arianrhod Chaired by David Freeman

Seduced by Logic: Emilie du Châtelet and Mary Somerville

4:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman Interviewed by Peter Kemp

His Dark Materials Trilogy

5:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Children and Young People
Barry Cunliffe

Barry Cunliffe

The Druids: A Very Short Introduction

5:15pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Very Short Introductions
Leo Hollis

Leo Hollis

Cities are Good for You: The Genius of the Metropolis

6:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society
John Batchelor

John Batchelor

Tennyson: To Strive, To Seek, To Find

6:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Poetry
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Lisa Appignanesi

Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Holmes , Helena Kennedy and Timberlake Wertenbaker

Fifty Shades of Feminism

6:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Yehuda Koren

Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev

Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz

6:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 History
Evgeny Morozov

Evgeny Morozov

To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism

6:00pm | Wednesday 20 March 2013 Contemporary Society