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The Great Escape – And Why It’s Still Unfinished Business

13th June 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST



With Sir George Bain and Martina Devlin

To celebrate its 30th Anniversary, The John Hewitt Society is hosting a series of talks chaired by Sir George Bain, which review how society has changed in that time and considers what further changes are needed.

The Belfast Book Festival is delighted to partner with The Society in presenting this event in which Martina Devlin will discuss how the position of women in Ireland, both North and South, have changed and the changes which are still required.

Martina is a best selling author and Award winning journalist, who has been named National Newspapers of Ireland columnist of the year. Her latest book About Sisterland is set in the near future in a world ruled by women.