#BannedBooksWeek: How far can you go in speaking the unspeakable?

When: Sunday 24 September 2017, 2-4pm BST
Where: Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge Map
Tickets: Free. Registration required via Eventbrite

What is the place of the satirist in our age of controversies? The irreverent cartoonist Martin Rowson, of The Guardian and Index on Censorship magazine, joins publisher Joanna Prior of Penguin Random House for what promises to be a coruscating conversation; feathers will no doubt be ruffled.

This event is in association with Pembroke College as part of Banned Books Week and will be introduced by Index CEO Jodie Ginsberg.


Cartoonist Martin Rowson

Martin Rowson is a British editorial cartoonist and writer. His genre is political satire and his style is scathing and graphic. He characterizes his work as “visual journalism”. His cartoons appear frequently in The Guardian, the Daily Mirror and Index on Censorship magazine.

Joanna Prior

Joanna Prior is the managing director of Penguin General Books, president of the Publishers Association, chair of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Board and was also listed in this years Debrett’s 500 which recognises Britain’s 500 most influential people

Jodie Ginsberg is chief executive officer of Index on Censorship.

Jody Ginsberg is the chief executive officer at Index on Censorship. A former Thomson Reuters Bureau chief for UK and Ireland, she has worked as a foreign correspondent in south and west Africa. Her advocacy roles include the London think tank Demos and Cambridge-based Camfed.

When: Sunday 24 September 2017, 2-4pm BST
Where: Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge Map
Tickets: Free. Registration required via Eventbrite

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One response to “#BannedBooksWeek: How far can you go in speaking the unspeakable?”

  1. Judith Vidal-Hall says:

    Fantastic programme. Love it and congratulations. Hope to see you in Cambridge, though some problems. Live in hope and congrats once more on the fabulous job yo all do at Index. J