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November 2021

Hard Choices: What Britain Does Next

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November 15 @ 7:30 pm
£6 – £15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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This event is part of Richmond Literature Festival, 5th – 21st November 2021 Presented by Arts Richmond: Peter Rickets in conversation with Geeta Guru-Murthy Join one of Britain’s most experienced diplomats, Peter Ricketts, in a stimulating talk addressing the key dilemmas now faced by the UK. Disastrous foreign wars, global recession, the meteoric rise of new global powers and the Covid pandemic – in a fast-moving world, Britain has hard choices to make.   Ricketts’ recently published book provides a…

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Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain

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November 18 @ 7:30 pm
£6 – £15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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  This is part of the Richmond Literature Festival, 5th - 21st November 2021 The British Empire ran for centuries and covered vast swathes of the world. But most of us, even those who celebrate our imperial past, don’t seem to want to look at it too closely. In a conversation with Professor Corinne Fowler about his critically acclaimed book Empireland, Sathnam Sanghera digs into our history and shows how empire influences everything. At a time of fierce debate about…

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