Date & Time: 5 June 2012, 5:30pm
Venue: Globe Hall
Speaker(s): Nick Harkaway, Justina Robson and Henrietta L. Moore
Chair: Samira Ahmed
Prophets of the future are being ostracised from the canon. Is this reluctuance to accept speculation in the arts a symptom of decline, as we no longer wish to imagine new possibilities for culture and our lives? Or is fantasising about the future a childish past-time which avoids real engagement with human nature?
Fantastical novelists Nick Harkaway and Justina Robson and Henrietta L. Moore imagine a brave new world.
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