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Kapka Kassabova, A Balkan Journey of War and Peace

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Kapka Kassabova, A Balkan Journey of War and Peace

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Kapka Kassabova, A Balkan Journey of War and Peace

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Aye Write

Dates and times

Saturday 21 March 2020
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.

As she journeys to her grandmother's place of origin, Kapka Kassabova encounters a civilisational crossroads. The Lakes are set within the mountainous borderlands of North Macedonia, Albania and Greece. Once a trading and spiritual nexus of the southern Balkans, this lake region remains one of Eurasia's most culturally diverse areas. By exploring on water and land the stories of poets, fishermen, and caretakers, misfits, rulers, and inheritors of war and exile, Kassabova's journey unfolds to a deeper enquiry into how geography and politics imprint themselves upon families and nations, and confronts her with questions about human suffering and the capacity for change.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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