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2nd May 2020

Lewis Dartnell talks to Emirates ICE ahead of Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Lewis Dartnell is an author, presenter and Professor of Science Communication at the University of Westminster. He’s well known for his work, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch.

Lewis has written science articles for popular magazines like New Scientist and written books such as Life in the Universe and has contributed an essay on extra-terrestrial life edited by Jim Al-Khalili to critical acclaim. His new book, Origins: How the Earth Made Us, looks at the human story from the perspective of the planetary forces that shaped our biology and history.

Lewis speaks to Emirates ICE ahead of Emirates LitFest in 2019.


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About the Podcast

Best of the EmiratesLitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes.

On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Festival and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.