David Howell

David Howell has served as an MP and a Member of the House of Lords for the past 50 years and is the only Minister to have served in Ted Heath’s, Margaret Thatcher’s and David Cameron’s governments. He is Chairman of the Lords Committee on International Relations, Chairman of the Windsor Energy Group, President of the Royal Commonwealth Society. His most recent book is The Mother of all Networks.

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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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