Sunday 5 June ICORN Guest Writers Mansur Rajih (Yemen), Pegah Ahmadi (Iran) and Basim Mardan (Iraq) will be performing at the Hay Festival in Wales. The exiled writers will discuss their work and the upheavals in the Middle East with Shenaz Kedar, director of the Writers' Centre Norwich Shahrazad project.
Decades of silence, self-cencorship and repression have been confronted by an explosion of social demands and movements for change by the people for the people strectching from Tunisia across the Middle East. What kind of reforms are needed to satisfy the dreams and demands of the people? Join Shenaz Kedar in a panel discussion with exiled ICORN writers Mansur Rajih (Yemen), Pegah Ahmadi (Iran) and Basim Mardan (Iraq) for a discussion on these issues and their hopes for the future.
The event is Writers' Centre Norwich and Shahrazad event orginaised as part of the Norwich City of Refuge scheme and supported the the EU Culture programme.