Interview with Mr Richard Blair, George Orwell's Son - Dulwich Inspires Series

As part of our ‘Dulwich Inspires’ series during Covid lockdown we’re delighted to invite you to attend a conversation led by our students with Richard Blair, son of George Orwell.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://dulwich-international.zoom.us/j/98560807405?pwd=UXRGSGhrdFFRdkxGZnJ5bjZ2aHlSdz09

Meeting ID: 985 6080 7405

Passcode: 540074

George Orwell spent 5 years in Burma (1922-27). He is one of the most important writers of the 21st century. He wrote about Burma, Britain, international history, ‘fiction’, novels, social care and equality, animal welfare in Burma, political systems, the nature and purpose of writing. He attended the churches of the Karen ethnic group in Burma, was fast to learn the language and was able to speak fluently with Burmese priests. He was a pioneer in using animal stories as a political fable, created dystopias, displays a ‘paradox mindset’ which is key to 21st century thinking skills. His publications include novels ‘Animal Farm’, ‘1984’, ‘Burmese Days’ and essays like ‘Shooting an Elephant’. His writing has inspired many modern stories like ‘V for Vendetta’, ‘Hunger Games’, ‘Zootopia’ and much more.

He is key to anyone interested in politics, education, social care, writing, animal care, how students should think critically and creatively for the 21st century. Richard, his son, has unique insights into George Orwell’s life and this is a unique opportunity to hear these insights and ask him a question about anything related to today, the past, or the future.

Join us on Thursday November 19 , 2.15pm Yangon time, for your unique opportunity to CONNECT and ASK live!

Join Zoom Meeting

https://dulwich-international.zoom.us/j/98560807405?pwd=UXRGSGhrdFFRdkxGZnJ5bjZ2aHlSdz09

Meeting ID: 985 6080 7405

Passcode: 540074

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