BEN OKRI

Ben Okri: “Storytelling and Science” – Strata Europe 2014

Event Date: 21 Nov 2014

This talk explores the critical importance of storytelling to science and what we can learn from that relationship.

Ben Okri has published many novels, including The Famished Road and Starbook, as well as collections of poetry, short stories and essays.

His work has been translated into more than 20 languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has been awarded the OBE as well as numerous international prizes, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the Chianti Rufino-Antico Fattore. He is a Vice-President of the English Centre of International PEN and was presented with a Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. He was born in Nigeria and lives in London.

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Event Date: 21 Nov 2014

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