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AfterWords explores the stories behind remarkable books. From colonialism and genocide to mysterious deaths and Brexit Britain, listen for lively discussions between authors and leading experts.


Israel and the UAE

For over a decade now, Israel and several of the Gulf monarchies have been moving closer together, a shared animus towards Iran being the most obvious driver pushing the UAE, Bahrain and, albeit more slowly, Saudi Arabia to align their regional security interests ever more closely with those of Israel.


How Women Can Save the Planet w/ Anne Karpf

29 May 2021 – 15:00 – 15:50 BST
Baillie Gifford Digital Stage, Hay Festival (online)

Join ‘How Women Can Save the Planet’ author Anne Karpf, Colin Tudge and Rosie Boycott for a talk on how we could all benefit from visionary, global gender-inclusive climate policies.

The Climate Crisis and Gender Inequality w/ Anne Karpf

10 Jun 2021 – 18:00 BST
Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre, London Metropolitan University (online event)

Join sociologist and award-winning journalist Anne Karpf for the launch of her new book ‘How Women Can Save the Planet’, a smart, bold and inclusive call to arms to resolve the climate emergency by fighting for gender equality.

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