Biography/Memoirs

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Alexandra Shulman: Clothes... & Other Things that Matter

Alexandra Shulman: Clothes... & Other Things that Matter

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 13:00-14:00Venue: Information Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 260 
AED 60
Why do clothes matter in the history of things? The colours we wear, the cut, th... Read More
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Anthony Geffen: The Future of Storytelling

Anthony Geffen: The Future of Storytelling

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Al Baraha III, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 65 
AED 60
Anthony Geffen, top documentary filmmaker and pioneer in multiplatform storytell... Read More
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Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession

Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 17 
AED 75 - AED 100
Movie and theatre legend Brian Cox, best known for his role as media magnate Log... Read More
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Childhood on the Edge: Kit de Waal & Lemn Sissay

Childhood on the Edge: Kit de Waal & Lemn Sissay

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 239 
AED 60
What is it like to grow up in a dysfunctional environment, ignored, neglected an... Read More
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Dr Rafia Ghubash: Between Ink & Impact - Writing Your Biography

Dr Rafia Ghubash: Between Ink & Impact - Writing Your Biography

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 268 
AED 60
Writing a biography is a monumental task in which the author writes and wanders... Read More
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HH Sheikha Latifa Bint Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Through My Eyes

HH Sheikha Latifa Bint Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Through My Eyes

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 17:00-18:00Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 172 
AED 60
The late HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum represented the UAE on the inter... Read More
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Lisa Ray: Close to the Bone

Lisa Ray: Close to the Bone

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 143 
AED 60
Lisa Ray is one of India’s first supermodels. She’s also an acclaimed actor, a p... Read More
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Marina Mahathir: The Apple & the Tree

Marina Mahathir: The Apple & the Tree

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 17:30-18:30Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 187 
AED 60
Malaysian socio-political activist Marina Mahathir has earned international accl... Read More
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Out of Time - Translating a 20th Century Classic: Marcia Lynx Qualey & Ranya Abdelrahman

Out of Time - Translating a 20th Century Classic: Marcia Lynx Qualey & Ranya Abdelrahman

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:30-12:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 193 
Free Entry
The late Palestinian writer Samira Azzam (1927-1967) was renowned as one of the ... Read More
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Reza Aslan: An American Martyr in Persia

Reza Aslan: An American Martyr in Persia

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 14:30-15:30Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 59 
AED 60 - AED 75
A century ago, an American Christian missionary reluctantly set off for Iran. Li... Read More
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Shahd Al Shammari: How Literature Saved My Life

Shahd Al Shammari: How Literature Saved My Life

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 13:30-14:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 10, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 240 
AED 60
What would it be like to fall asleep one night, and wake up the next morning wit... Read More
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Sir Simon Mayall: Soldier in the Sand

Sir Simon Mayall: Soldier in the Sand

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 14:30-15:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 222 
AED 60
Lieutenant General Sir Simon Vincent Mayall had a long and distinguished career ... Read More
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