Dr Carolyn Burdett, Birkbeck, University of London

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From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy is published by Atlantic Books Presented by Dr Anna Kemp Produced by Faculti Copyright (c) 2014 Faculti [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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[jwplayer player="1" mediaid="6840"] About the Author Nicholas Ridout is Reader in Theatre and Performance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Nicholas Ridout was the co-founder, with Sophie Nield, of the London Theatre Seminar, and participates regularly in the conferences of organisations including ASTR (for which he is chair of the Program Committee for the [...] Read more
[jwplayer player="1" mediaid="6852"] About the Author Jonathan Kemp teaches creative writing (drama & fiction), and comparative literature at Birkbeck, University of London. His first novel, "London Triptych" was published August 2010 (Myriad Editions). It was shortlisted for the inaugural Green Carnation Prize and won the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award. It has also been shortlisted [...] Read more
[jwplayer player="1" mediaid="6899"] About the Author   Andrew McConnell Stott is the Professor of English and Dean of Undergraduate Education at the University of Buffalo, SUNY. He is the author of Comedy (Routledge, 2005; 2nd edn, 2014) and The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi(Canongate, 2009), which won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Prize for [...] Read more
[jwplayer player="1" mediaid="6943"] About the Author David Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University, where he teaches intellectual history and international history. He was born in Britain and educated at Cambridge University and Princeton University; before moving to Harvard in 2004, he taught [...] Read more