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Forthcoming events

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Book Launch at the Petrie Museum

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Book Launch at the Petrie Museum

Join us to celebrate the launch of He Tells Tales of Meroe: Poems for the Petrie Museum, a new book of poems by Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroë in Sudan.

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
University College London
Gower Street
Lodon
WC1E 6BT
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Book Launch at the Petrie Museum

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Book Launch at the Petrie Museum

Join us to celebrate the launch of He Tells Tales of Meroe: Poems for the Petrie Museum, a new book of poems by Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroë in Sudan.

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
University College London
Gower Street
Lodon
WC1E 6BT

Past events

Translation Workshop on Poetry from Georgia with Natalia Bukia-Peters Workshop

Translation Workshop on Poetry from Georgia with Natalia Bukia-Peters

The final workshop of this season of workshops will be on poetry from Georgia with Natalia Bukia-Peters. The workshop leader Natalia Bukia-Peters is a translator, interpreter and teacher of Russian and Georgian.

Free Word
60 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3GA
Translation Workshop on Poetry by Weedhsame in Somali with Martin Orwin Workshop

Translation Workshop on Poetry by Weedhsame in Somali with Martin Orwin

On the 20th of May is a translation workshop on the poetry by Weedhsame in Somali with Martin Orwin. Xasan Daahir Weedhsame is widely known in Somalia/Somaliland where he is seen as the most exciting Somali poet of his generation.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED
Workshop on Poetry from Mauritania by Mbarka Mint al Barra’ Workshop

Workshop on Poetry from Mauritania by Mbarka Mint al Barra’

For our final workshop before Easter we’ll be joined by Joel Mitchell to translate more poetry by the fascinating Mauritanian poet, Mbarka Mint al-Barra’, a legend in her own country,‘the land of a million poets’.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Mostafa Ibrahim from Egypt with Nariman Youssef Workshop

Workshop on Mostafa Ibrahim from Egypt with Nariman Youssef

Translator Nariman Youssef joined us for a workshop on the poetry of Mostafa Ibrahim, a young Egyptian poet who shot to fame during the ‘Arab Spring’ in 2011.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry in Somali by Weedhsame with Martin Orwin and Said Jama Hussein Workshop

Workshop on Poetry in Somali by Weedhsame with Martin Orwin and Said Jama Hussein

After a long absence, Martin Orwin, Senior Lecturer in Somali and Amharic at SOAS, returned to lead another workshop on Somali poetry with us. With the help of Said Jama Hussein, we be translated part of a poem by the young Somali poet, Weedhsame.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Pashto Poet, Darwesh Durrani, with Dawood Azami Workshop

Workshop on Pashto Poet, Darwesh Durrani, with Dawood Azami

Broadcaster and translator, Dawood Azami, joined us for a fascinating workshop in which we translated a powerful poem pleading for peace by leading Afghan poet, Darwesh Durrani, who writes in Pashto

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

Despite foul weather and a tube strike, this was a wonderful evening of poetry from Afghanistan by Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada with music by the Yusuf Mahmoud Afghani Music Ensemble at Leighton House, one of London’s most beautiful buildings.

Leighton House
12 Holland Park Road
London
W14 8LZ
Workshop on Thai Poet Angkarn Chanthathip with Tracey Martin Workshop

Workshop on Thai Poet Angkarn Chanthathip with Tracey Martin

For the final workshop of the year, we translated two poems by Thai poet, Angkarn Chanchathip, including the title poem of ‘The Heart’s Fifth Chamber’, the collection for which he was awarded the prestigious SEA Writers’ Prize.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

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