Elif Shafak to speak at exhibition of Middle Eastern art

 Elif Shafak. Image courtesy of Zeynal Abidin

Elif Shafak. Image courtesy of Zeynal Abidin

Elif Shafak an award-winning novelist and leading cultural commentator will present a lecture and open conversation at a public event in London later this month.

Titled East, West and Global Souls, Shafak’s focus will be about how to build bridges through intercultural dialogue in the midst of today’s troubled world. The Turkish author and public speaker and will also be open to questions.

The event is part of the public programming for I AM, the current exhibition at the central London gallery. Curated by Janet Rady, the exhibition showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women. Designed to address stereotypes and challenge misconceptions of the other, the exhibition is a visual celebration of the crucial role that Middle Eastern women play in the enduring global quest for a more harmonious and peaceful future.

An Evening with Elif Shafak - East, West and Global Souls takes place on Monday August 14, 2017 at 7pm. To book tickets click here. For more info on the exhibition visit: www.oncaravan.org/i-am-exhibition

Read my review of I AM here

 Golden by Manal Deeb as part of the I AM exhibition at St Martin In The Fields. Courtesy and copyright, Marc Gascoigne

Golden by Manal Deeb as part of the I AM exhibition at St Martin In The Fields. Courtesy and copyright, Marc Gascoigne