Wednesday 30 March 2016 06:30 pm

Organized by the Washington branch of New York University and the European Union National Institutes of Culture, the British Council is proud to support acclaimed writer and Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University Salman Rushdie will read an excerpt from his most recent book, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, followed by a discussion on the role of satire in the public sphere. The event will be moderated by Lisa Page, Director of Creative Writing at George Washington University and a Washington, DC-based freelance writer. 

While the event is sold out, it can be watched via live stream

This event is part of wider programming called ICONOCLASH. ICONOCLASH is an initiative of EUNIC (the European Union National Institutes for Culture), curated by the Goethe-Institut Washington, supported by the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress at New York University, Washington branch and the EU Delegation to the U.S. in Washington DC. Find out more here.