september, 2021

12sep4:00 pm5:00 pmEvent OverSathnam SangheraEmpireland: How Imperialism has Shaped Modern Britain 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Event Type:Black Friars

Time

(Sunday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Details

Strangely hidden from view, the British Empire remains a subject of both shame and glorification. In his bestselling and award-winning book historian and Times journalist Sathnam Sanghera shows how our imperial past is everywhere: from how we live and think to the foundation of the NHS and even our response to the Covid-19 crisis. At a time of great division, when we are arguing about what it means to be British, Empireland is a groundbreaking revelation – a much-needed and enlightening portrait of contemporary British society, shining a light on everything that usually gets left unsaid.

‘Lucid but never simplistic, entertaining but never frivolous – Empireland takes a perfectly judged approach to it’s contentious but necessary subject.’ (Jonathan Coe)

Tickets for this talk are £10

Please Note: In the seating plan below tickets in ZONE 1 are closest to the stage.

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