Launch for Caabu 500 Club with talk by Dr Ahdaf Soueif

Date: Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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ABCC, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street
Closest Tube: Marble Arch
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The Council for Arab-British Understanding (Caabu)



Andy Love MP


launch reception for The 500 Club




a talk by

bestselling author 


Ahdaf Soueif

on the Arab uprisings and what they mean for Britain


with drinks and canapés

(For tickets see below)

on Thursday 6 October 2011


Arrive 6.30 for 6.45 start


The Arab British Chamber of Commerce

43 Upper Grosvenor Street

LondonW1K 2NJ



Ahdaf Soueif

Best-selling author and cultural commentator, Ahdaf Soueif is a prolific writer whose particular blend of the personal and the political, fiction and history has attracted widespread attention. Her novel The Map of Love was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1999, while her incisive collection of essays on Arab identity, art, and politics, Mezzaterra: Fragments from the Common Ground, received critical acclaim. She is the founder of the Palestine Literature Festival, which brings Palestinian and international artists together for audiences across Palestine, and was also in Tahrir Square during the protests against the Mubarak regime. She is currently completing a new book, entitled, "Cairo my city, our revolution".




ticket for Ahdaf Soueif event