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University hosts audience with multi-award winning historian and travel writer

28 June 10

The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Education and Development will host an audience with distinguished broadcaster and multi-award winning historian and travel writer, William Dalrymple, on Monday 12 July 2010. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED. MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW. TO BE INFORMED OF THE NEW DATE PLEASE CONTACT 01274 395398

The event, part of the 'Faith and the City' programme, has been developed by the University's School of Lifelong Education and Developmentin partnership with the Bradford District Faiths Forum.

Dalrymple will share with the audience the stories behind his books 'City of Djinns', 'White Mughals', 'The Last Mughals' and more recently 'Nine Lives' and how he expertly brings together the principles of storytelling with those of historical documentary. 

Dean of the School of Lifelong Education and Development at the University of Bradford, Nadira Mirza, said: "Dalrymple's writings cover many historical and current issues which serve to link Britain and South Asia on both a social and political level. We are delighted that Dalrymple is contributing to the Faith and the City Programme, once again we promise to bring you a well known speaker who will provoke discussion, debate and discourse at the University of Bradford."

Faith and the City events aim to raise the level of debate amongst all communities and to encourage the community to collectively think about difficult issues around cohesion, faith, politics and values.

The discussion will be held at 6.00pm in the JSB Lecture Theatre, Richmond Building at the University.

Tickets cost £5, with a discounted price of £3 for students and seniors. Payment to be made on entry to the event.  To reserve your place please email or call 01274 395398.

28 June 10

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For further information please contact the University of Bradford Press Office on 01274 23 3089/3084.

Out of office hours call 07879 437996. Alternatively, e-mail or fax on (01274) 236280.