History

How has history affected the world and can we still feel the reverberations from past events? Find out with historians Bettany Hughes, Eugene Rogan, Scott Anderson, Anita Anand, Jung Chang and Charles Glass at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, from March 3-7 at the InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City.


Genre: History
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Ashis Ray: Laid to Rest – The Controversy Over Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death

Ashis Ray: Laid to Rest – The Controversy Over Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death

Friday 1 March, 10am-11amAl Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 1 
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Women in History: Sue Nelson, Kate Pankhurst & Nicola Tallis

Women in History: Sue Nelson, Kate Pankhurst & Nicola Tallis

Friday 1 March, 10am-11amAl Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC
Language: Arabic, English Session No. 9 
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Aditi Belame Kumar: Humr Al Na’am, Treasure of the Desert

Aditi Belame Kumar: Humr Al Na’am, Treasure of the Desert

Friday 1 March, 2pm-3pmScreen 18, Novo Cinemas, DFC
Language: English Session No. 31 
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From Conflict and Despair to Creativity and Beauty: Alannah Hill and Lalage Snow

From Conflict and Despair to Creativity and Beauty: Alannah Hill and Lalage Snow

Friday 1 March, 2pm-3pmScreen 17, Novo Cinemas, DFC
Language: English Session No. 145 
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Tudor Turks & Shadows of the Past: Daniela Tully & Rehan Khan

Tudor Turks & Shadows of the Past: Daniela Tully & Rehan Khan

Friday 1 March, 4pm-5pmScreen 18, Novo Cinemas, DFC
Language: English Session No. 10 
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Who Writes History?: Peter Frankopan & Martin Puchner

Who Writes History?: Peter Frankopan & Martin Puchner

Friday 1 March, 6pm-7pmAl Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 34 
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Conflict Resolution: Nadifa Mohamed, Ashis Ray & Lalage Snow

Conflict Resolution: Nadifa Mohamed, Ashis Ray & Lalage Snow

Saturday 2 March, 2pm-3pmAl Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC
Language: Arabic, English Session No. 58 
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Peter Frankopan: The New Silk Roads

Peter Frankopan: The New Silk Roads

Saturday 2 March, 4pm-5pmAl Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC
Language: Arabic, English Session No. 11 
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Martin Puchner: The Written World

Martin Puchner: The Written World

Saturday 2 March, 7.30pm-8.30pmAl Ras 3, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 41 
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Nicola Tallis: Elizabeth's Rival

Nicola Tallis: Elizabeth's Rival

Sunday 3 March, 6.30pm-7.30pmAl Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 43 
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Awad Al Darmaki: The Immigrant Lover, Ibn Zuraiq Al-Baghdadi

Awad Al Darmaki: The Immigrant Lover, Ibn Zuraiq Al-Baghdadi

Wednesday 6 March, 6pm-7pmAl Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC
Language: Arabic Session No. 136 
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Ambrose Parry: The Way of All Flesh

Ambrose Parry: The Way of All Flesh

Saturday 9 March, 4pm-5pmAl Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 117 
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Dana Alblooshi: 13 Amazing Women of Arabia

Dana Alblooshi: 13 Amazing Women of Arabia

Saturday 9 March, 4.30pm-5.30pmAl Amwaj, InterContinental, DFC
Language: English Session No. 158 
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