John McHugo to appear at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

John McHugo, author of Syria: A Recent History and the critically-acclaimed A Concise History of the Arabs, will be appearing at the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature to give a talk entitled ’14 Centuries of Arab History’.

John McHugo is an Arabist, international lawyer and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Syrian Studies at St Andrews University. His writing has featured in History Today, The World Today, Jewish Quarterly and on the BBC News website.

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is a programme of literary debates, readings and workshops bringing authors and readers together to celebrate education and debate. It runs from 28 February to 12 March 2016.

Event 95: 14 Centuries of Arab History
Saturday 12 March at 11.30am
Venue TBA
Tickets £13

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