PROGRAMME 2021

Wednesday 15th September

Our Irreplaceable World - 7pm
Julian Hoffman and Costas Kaloudis in discussion with Sarah Churchwell looking at the
very real crises facing our planet and how we all need to change our
behaviour and attitudes towards our environment. Now.
The People's Garden, The Palace of St Michael & St George, Corfu Town



Thursday 16th September

World Medicine - Then & Now - 7pm
Dr Adam Rutherford and Nikolas Mamalos of the Ionian Academy in conversation
about pandemics, challenges faced and fought by inspired medical minds.
The Ionian Academy, Kapodistriou Street, Corfu Town

followed by


The Ionian Academy's Greek Independence Bicentenary Event
Alex Sakalis and Professor Stavros Katsios discuss the far-reaching influence and contribution
of Lord Guilford - philhellene and founder of the Ionian Academy, Greece's first university.
Chaired by Elizabeth Speller



Friday 17th September

Love Letter to Corfu - 2pm
Author Melanie Hewitt describes the influences and inspiration of her
debut novel Looking for the Durrells.
The Pink House, San Stefano Estate



Sissi & Celebrity - 7pm
Professor Sarah Churchwell and Alex Preston explore
Empress Elizabeth of Austria's extraordinary life
The Achilleon Palace, Gastouri

followed by


The Rest Is History
Historians Dominic Sandbrooke and Tom Holland broadcast their first
non-UK podcast episode, in conversation with
Professor Nicolas Papadimitriou on Corfu's rich history.




Saturday 18th September 

Authors XI cricket match at Gouvia Marina

Fabulous Females of Fable - 7pm
Broadcaster and historian, Bettany Hughes talks powerful women, Venus and Aphrodite,
with author Peter Fiennes.
Kapodistridas Musuem, Evropouli



Sunday 19th September

Authors XI cricket match on the historic Corfu Town main square

The Nature of Time and Fame
Jonathan Coe, author of Mr Wilder and Me, talks Hollywood and the making of Fedora
The Cavalieri Hotel, Corfu Old Town 

 

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