Café Culture Series: London Through Different Eyes: Reading Travel Writings
Date: Wednesday 4 December 2013
Venue: Marlborough Arms, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7LY
'The beer houses are decorated like palaces. Everyone is drunk, but drunk joylessly. Everyone is in a hurry to drink himself into insensibility.' Dostoevsky in London, 1862.
How have visitors seen and experienced London? Join us for an exciting and interactive evening of literary discussion to find out. UCL researchers working on how London has been written and pictured through time discuss London, Londoners and cultural stereotypes with Vesna Goldsworthy, Belgrade-born, London-based writer and poet.
Wine and nibbles provided.
- Isabelle Moreau (UCL French)
- Wendy Bracewell (UCL SSEES)
- Emma Pauncefort (UCL French)
- Vesna Goldsworthy (author of Chernobyl Strawberries)