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World Affairs Council: Meet the Author program
Date Wednesday July 06
Time 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
312 Sutter St.
Event Type Speaker
Event @ the World Affairs Council, 07/06
Who: Emma Larkin, a pseudonym for an American journalist who was born and raised in Asia, studied the Burmese language at the School of Oriental and African studies in London, and covers Asia widely in her journalism from her base in Bangkok; Author, Finding George Orwell in Burma
What: Meet the Author/Southeast Asia
Event: To research her book, Finding George Orwell in Burma, Emma Larkin spent two years in Burma following the Orwellian themes – such as censorship, surveillance and torture – that have earned Burma its place as an “outpost of tyranny”. She will examine recent Burmese events in the context of the regime’s mechanisms of manipulation. Cosponsored by Stacey's Independent Bookstore and the Foundation for the People of Burma.
When: Wednesday, July 6; Hors d'oeuvres reception: 5:15 PM; Program: 6:00 PM
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Info: (415) 293-4600,
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jun 15th, 2005 2:45 PM

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