Book Week 2024 events

Sun 3 Mar 2024

Torah & Tradition in an Age of Doubt

Kings Place, London

Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum discusses his reasoned responses to some of Judaism's most challenging questions of belief, science and ethics with writer Devorah Baum.

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What is Jewish History For?

Kings Place, London

Acclaimed historians Simon Schama, Jonathan Brent and Miri Rubin explore the importance of studying Jewish history.

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Genesis Emerging Writers 2024

Kings Place, London

The culmination of our Emerging Writers Programme in partnership with the Genesis Foundation, covering fiction, poetry and non-fiction.

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Adi Toch: Place to Place

Kings Place, London

Acclaimed metal artist Adi Toch on her unique commission from the V&A.

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Jewish Dimensions of the War in Ukraine

Kings Place, London

Special free event on Ukraine and its Jewish community

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Nicholas Hytner in Conversation

Kings Place, London

Sir Nicholas joins fellow Olivier-winner Elliot Levey to reflect on an extraordinary stage and screen career, from Miss Saigon and The Madness of King George to running the National and…

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Kindertransport and Beyond

Kings Place, London

Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines, rescued by Nicholas Winton, joins educator Trudy Gold and the authors of The Kindertransport: What Really Happened and Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain.

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The State of Desire

Kings Place, London

Cultural anthropologist Lea Taragin-Zeller explores the conflict between the Israeli state’s attempts to discourage large families and Orthodox Jews’ traditional practices.

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Philippe Sands: Lviv Then & Now

Kings Place, London

The East West Street author joins photographer Diana Matar to discuss City of Lions, two essays about the Ukrainian city separated by 70 years.

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Elif Shafak & Sarah Bernstein

Kings Place, London

Two of today’s most vital and highly regarded writers, together for the first time.

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Marcus du Sautoy: Around the World in 80 Games

Kings Place, London

Oxford’s Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science returns to the festival with his gleeful exploration of the games we love, spanning millennia and continents.

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Good for a Single Journey

Kings Place, London

​​​​​​​Educator Helen Joyce discusses her novel based on her own family’s experiences, within the fabric of 20th-century Jewish history.

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