23/02/2017, 19:00 - 20:30
Women in Work: An Unfinished Revolution?
Women in the UK workplace have undoubtedly taken great steps over the past 40 years, but at the current rate of progress it will take 50 years to close the gender pay gap and a child born today will not see equal representation in her lifetime. Our panel discuss the progress that women have made across politics, economics, academia and the armed forces, but also what obstacles remain to be overcome and what can be done to challenge the barriers that prevent women progressing.
London, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London, WC2A 2AE
25/02/2017, 11:00 - 17:00
Japan Now Festival
apan Now returns to the British Library with a packed day exploring contemporary writing and culture from this fascinating country. Alex Kerr, author of Lost Japan, reflects on the beauty and destruction of the Japanese landscape, and leading writers, including Hiromi Kawakami, author of Strange Weather in Tokyo, Masatsugu Ono and Yoko Tawada read from new work, alongside artists who view Japan through the lens of film and photography. Programmed by Modern Culture in partnership with the Japan Foundation and Writers' Centre Norwich and supported by Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, the Nippon Foundation and the Japan Society. - See more at: https://www.bl.uk/events/japan-now-25-feb-2017-1100#sthash.wdNysOeq.dpuf
London, UK, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB