PROGRAMME DETAILS

(SOLD OUT) Who Are We and Where Do We Belong?: Questions in a Divided World

SWF Stage

SWF Lectures

DATE / TIME

4 Nov, Sun 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House (TAH), Chamber
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TICKETED EVENT

S$20

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Michelle Martin

DESCRIPTION

He has made a name for giving voice to working-class anger in his seminal novels, Trainspotting and Filth, and has highlighted the plight of the disenfranchised in a corporatised world order. In this timely lecture, Scottish author Irvine Welsh, who has lived abroad in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Chicago, San Francisco and now Miami, examines communal and personal connections in a fraught 21st century.

Photo credit: Jeffrey Delannoy

FEATURING

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Irvine Welsh is the author of 12 novels, including the bestsellers, Trainspotting, Porno, Filth and most recently Dead Men’s Trousers. He enjoys a dedicated global readership and tweets prolifically. He serves as the official ambassador of the Homeless World Cup and currently lives in Miami in the US.

Photo Credit: Jeffrey Delannoy

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