British Library Event for the Folio Academy: Utopia: The Impossible Dream?

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Festival/exhibition


Taking their cue from the Library’s Visions of Utopia display, this panel explored the narrative power of the Utopian ideal, and whether it can act as an effective agent – in writing, philosophy and art – for social change. Broadcaster Mark Lawson was joined by novelist, historian and utopia-expert Richard Francis, and by two acclaimed writers whose work has offered up both utopian and dystopian perspectives on our world: novelist and Liberty trustee Nikita Lalwani, and novelist and memoirist Rupert Thomson.
Period18 Jun 2016
Degree of RecognitionNational