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Events from 2012

Workshop on Poetry in Kurdish by Abdulla Pashew

Workshop on Poetry in Kurdish by Abdulla Pashew

Mahsn Majidy joined us for a workshop on the poetry of Abdulla Pashew, widely regarded as the most popular poet writing in Kurdish today, in which we translated four of his poems.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry in Thai with Tracey Martin

Workshop on Poetry in Thai with Tracey Martin

Tracey Martin joined us for another workshop on poetry from Thailand. Our first workshop with Tracey introduced us to the poetry of Angkarn Chanthathip. The poem we translated in this workshop reflects on Thailand’s political instability

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry in Georgian with Natalia Bukia-Peters

Workshop on Poetry in Georgian with Natalia Bukia-Peters

For our first workshop on poetry in Georgian we were joined by translator, Natalia Bukia-Peters, who introduced us to the poetry of Dato Magradze, one of Georgia’s leading poets.

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

Workshop on Poetry in Swahili by Alamin Mazrui

Workshop on Poetry in Swahili by Alamin Mazrui

Translator Katriina Ranne joined us for a workshop on poetry in Swahili by the distinguised Kenyan poet, Alamin Mazrui in which we translated three more of his frank and moving poems.

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

Somali Week 2012 Women’s Night

Somali Week 2012 Women’s Night

An evening in celebration of Somali women artists, writers, film-makers and academics, featuring Clare Pollard and Caasha Lul Mohamad Yusuf

Oxford House
Bethnal Green
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Somali Week 2012 Festival Launch

Somali Week 2012 Festival Launch

The launch of the 2012 Somali Week Festival featured Clare Pollard reading her newly-commissioned translations of poems by Muse Cali Faruur, and Said Salah.

Oxford House
Bethnal Green
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi at The Mosaic Rooms

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi at The Mosaic Rooms

Part of: Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi at The Petrie Museum

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi read and discussed his new poems written in response to the Sudanese collections of The Petrie Museum alongside Sarah Maguire and Joanna Oyediran, Sudan Programme Officer at the Open Society Initiative for East Africa

The Mosaic Rooms
226 Cromwell Road
London
226 Cromwe
Benefit Reading for Gaarriye

Benefit Reading for Gaarriye

We were all deeply concerned to hear that the great Somali poet, Gaarriye, is seriously ill. This evening brought together his friends and translators to read his poems and discuss the outstanding contribution he’s made to Somali culture.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG

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