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Ian McEwan launches his new novel Lessons during a series of festival events in September

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Chris Patten talks about his Hong Kong diaries and UK and world affairs

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Deborah Meaden joins a discussion on humankind and nature

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The festival is back with two days of events at the Sheldonian Theatre on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September. Speakers include novelist Ian McEwan, the last governor of Hong Kong Chris Patten, and Dragons Den’s Deborah Meaden. See the full line-up.

University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner BBC World Service International radio partner FT Weekend Title partner Owen Mumford Supporter of programme of science and medicine John Roberts Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture George Warren Emily Rose and James Marrow Supporters of the programme of American literature and culture Miles Young Masumi and Jonathan Dobson Pank Koria CEO of Project People Lucian Hudson Carole and John Allen David Isaac Jill Dunsmore Mary and Cecil Quillen Supporters of the programme of American literature and culture Marlene Hauser Princeton University Press Prestige publishing partner The Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Jewish Book Week Partner of Jewish programme New College Alan Squire Publishing Sponsor of American novelists and poets T S Eliot Foundation European Union Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom Foodbuy Project People Critchleys Accountants to the festival The Feathers Hotel Woodstock festival hotel Eastgate Hotel Eastgate Hotel, a festival hotel St Cross College St Cross College: Festival college partner. Lincoln College Lincoln College Worcester College Worcester College Trinity College Trinity College Exeter College Exeter College The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design Said Business School University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Conference Oxford Felicity Bryan Associates Racalia Olive Oil Olive oil from Sicily City Audio Visual Floris of London The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Images Oxford University Images Oxford Brookes University Siren Communications Siren Communications - corporate consultants Chamberlain Evans Estate agents OX magazine K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography The Litmus Partnership Schoolreaders Seacourt Printers Festival printers Symington Wines of the Douro Valley Frescobaldi Toscana Wines of Tuscany Chêne Bleu Wines of Provence Literature Ireland Confucius Institute Cervantes Institute, London Pusey House La Cave Musik Hattus Books Hattus Books James Currey Society Nicholas Hunter Ltd The Wild Geese Compassion in World Farming

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival sponsors, donors & partners

University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner BBC World Service International radio partner FT Weekend Title partner Owen Mumford Supporter of programme of science and medicine John Roberts Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture George Warren Emily Rose and James Marrow Supporters of the programme of American literature and culture Miles Young Masumi and Jonathan Dobson Pank Koria CEO of Project People Lucian Hudson Carole and John Allen David Isaac Jill Dunsmore Mary and Cecil Quillen Supporters of the programme of American literature and culture Marlene Hauser Princeton University Press Prestige publishing partner The Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Jewish Book Week Partner of Jewish programme New College Alan Squire Publishing Sponsor of American novelists and poets T S Eliot Foundation European Union Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom Foodbuy Project People Critchleys Accountants to the festival The Feathers Hotel Woodstock festival hotel Eastgate Hotel Eastgate Hotel, a festival hotel St Cross College St Cross College: Festival college partner. Lincoln College Lincoln College Worcester College Worcester College Trinity College Trinity College Exeter College Exeter College The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design Said Business School University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Conference Oxford Felicity Bryan Associates Racalia Olive Oil Olive oil from Sicily City Audio Visual Floris of London The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Images Oxford University Images Oxford Brookes University Siren Communications Siren Communications - corporate consultants Chamberlain Evans Estate agents OX magazine K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography The Litmus Partnership Schoolreaders Seacourt Printers Festival printers Symington Wines of the Douro Valley Frescobaldi Toscana Wines of Tuscany Chêne Bleu Wines of Provence Literature Ireland Confucius Institute Cervantes Institute, London Pusey House La Cave Musik Hattus Books Hattus Books James Currey Society Nicholas Hunter Ltd The Wild Geese Compassion in World Farming