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Purple: Adults’ Events | Blue: Children’s Events | Green: Prize Giving Events | Yellow: Feature Events | Pink: Workshops & Masterclasses | Lilac: Film Screenings
Thu 9 March 2017
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Al Ras 2, InterContinentalAl Ras 3, InterContinentalAl Baraha 1, InterContinentalAl Baraha 2, InterContinentalAl Baraha 3, InterContinentalAl Khayma, InterContinentalAl Rimal, InterContinentalAl Waha, InterContinentalAl Maha Desert Resort and Spa
10:00    10:00-11:00
The Strait of Hormuz: Living Memories
10:00-11:00
Mountain Movers and Record Breakers: Inspirational Adventurers
         
10:15             
10:30             
10:45             
11:00        11:00-12:00
Fly With Me: The Green Sheikh
       
11:15               
11:30               
11:45               
12:00      12:00-13:00
Winning at Life: The Secrets of Not Having It All
         
12:15               
12:30               
12:45               
13:00                 
13:15                 
13:30  13:30-14:30
Chevron Readers' Cup 2017 - Prize Giving
13:30-15:00
When in the Arab World: A Lunch that Means Business
           
13:45             
14:00             
14:15             
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14:45               
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15:30            15:30-17:00
The Reeve & McIntyre Comics Jam
15:30-17:00
Making Myths with Candy Gourlay
 
15:45             
16:00             
16:15             
16:30    16:30-17:30
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017
    16:30-18:30
Chemistry of Letters
 
16:45         
17:00             
17:15             
17:30               
17:45               
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Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations: Science Fiction Across Cultures
          18:00-19:00
Thursday's Visitors
 
18:15           
18:30             
18:45             
19:00                19:00-22:00
Desert Stanzas 2017
19:15               
19:3019:30-20:30
Dreams of a Refugee
  19:30-20:30
Dubai: The World's Most Connected City?
         
19:45           
20:00           
20:15           
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20:45               
21:0021:00-22:00
I Shall Not Hate: Izzeldin Abuelaish in Conversation
             
21:15             
21:30             
21:45             
22:00                 
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The Strait of Hormuz: Living Memories
Thursday 9 March, 10am-11am, Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

Emirati author Reem Al Kamali’s interest in history began when she was a young girl listening to ...

Mountain Movers and Record Breakers: Inspirational Adventurers
Thursday 9 March, 10am-11am, Al Baraha 2, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“I run to secure the future of my children in Dhaka.” – Maria Conceicao

Sometimes your actions ...

Fly With Me: The Green Sheikh
Thursday 9 March, 11am-12pm, Al Baraha 3, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“Life brings life, and passion produces a new energy, and enthusiasm moves the human and he moves ...

Winning at Life: The Secrets of Not Having It All
Thursday 9 March, 12pm-1pm, Al Baraha 2, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“If having it all means exhausting yourself so that you can be on top of your emails, then having ...

Chevron Readers' Cup 2017 - Prize Giving
Thursday 9 March, 1.30pm-2.30pm, Al Ras 3, InterContinental

More than 200 teams from the Gulf region joined in this year’s Chevron Readers’ Cup...

When in the Arab World: A Lunch that Means Business
Thursday 9 March, 1.30pm-3pm, Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Price: AED 300

Authors: Rana Nejem

“How many a diplomatic crisis could have been avoided? How many broken business deals and fractured...

The Reeve & McIntyre Comics Jam
Thursday 9 March, 3.30pm-5pm, Al Rimal, InterContinental
Price: AED 100

Have you ever heard of a comics jam? If so, you know you’re in for a treat – and if not, then ...

Making Myths with Candy Gourlay
Thursday 9 March, 3.30pm-5pm, Al Waha, InterContinental
Price: AED 200

Authors: Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay's novels are laced with legends and myths from her native Philippines...

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017
Thursday 9 March, 4.30pm-5.30pm, Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

Three of the finest contemporary Arab authors discuss what it takes to win literary prizes, and the...

Chemistry of Letters
Thursday 9 March, 4.30pm-6.30pm, Al Khayma, InterContinental
Price: AED 200

If you are between 12 and 17 and would like to learn how to write a short story, then this workshop...

Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations: Science Fiction Across Cultures
Thursday 9 March, 6pm-7pm, Al Ras 2, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“What they didn’t realise was that in science fiction is some of the best social fiction of our ...

Thursday's Visitors
Thursday 9 March, 6pm-7pm, Al Waha, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“I hope that women will free themselves from destroying their self just because they are born ...

Desert Stanzas 2017
Thursday 9 March, 7pm-10pm, Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa
Price: AED 375

“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. ...

Dreams of a Refugee
Thursday 9 March, 7.30pm-8.30pm, Al Ras 2, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“I wanted to take people outside the Middle East and inspire them to follow their dreams before ...

Dubai: The World's Most Connected City?
Thursday 9 March, 7.30pm-8.30pm, Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“Cities offer opportunities to prosper that cannot be found elsewhere.” – The Future Agenda: Intra ...

I Shall Not Hate: Izzeldin Abuelaish in Conversation
Thursday 9 March, 9pm-10pm, Al Ras 2, InterContinental
Price: AED 75

“You have to work for the sake of humanity and not on behalf of a territory.” – Izzeldin ...