‘Looking for Dr Livingstone’s African Companions’

‘Looking for Dr Livingstone’s African Companions’
Date
23 Jun 2017, 17:00 to 23 Jun 2017, 19:00
Type
Lecture
Venue
The Chancellor's Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

JSAS Annual Lecture 2017

The Journal of Southern African Studies (JSAS) Editorial Board warmly invites you to our 2017 Annual Lecture by the writer and international lawyer Petina Gappah. 

Petina Gappah is an international lawyer and writer who was born in Zambia and raised in Zimbabwe. She has law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University in Austria and the University of Zimbabwe. Petina is the author of Rotten Row, The Book of Memoryand An Elegy for Easterly. Her work has been shortlisted for, among others, the Orwell Prize, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the PEN America Open Book Award and the Prix Femina (Étrangers). She is the 2009 recipient of the Guardian First Book Award and the 2016 recipient of the McKitterick Prize from the Society of Authors.  Having spent more than a decade working as an international trade lawyer in Geneva, Petina now divides her time between Harare and Berlin, where she is a fellow of the DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm

The lecture is open to the public


Contact

Olga Jimenez
G.karekwaivanane@ed.ac.uk
020 7862 8871