Helena-Keneddy

Helena Kennedy

Helena Kennedy is one of the UK’s most distinguished barristers and parliamentarians. She has practiced law for over 40 years. A pioneer for equality, she has championed considerable legal reform for women, especially relating to sexual and domestic violence and homicide. She is the Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford and the chair of the Booker Prize Foundation.



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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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