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Dia Orwell 2019

Once again, the CCCB is organising its annual Orwell Day with an afternoon of activities including a lecture by the novelist Deborah Levy, a panel discussion with new voices that are updating his work, and free-of-charge literary routes through Orwell’s Barcelona.

Deborah Levy

With My Own Voice: Language, Literature, and the Politics of Silence

A well-known figure in the English literary scene, Levy starts out from Orwell’s essay, revisiting it from the perspective of a woman writer. In this lecture, which coincides with the publication in Spanish of her two most recent books, Things I Don’t Want to Know and The ...

Orwell through New Eyes

Andrea Lucio, Jordi de Miguel i Oriol Quintana

The recent publication of books and essays on George Orwell clearly show that interest in the writer and his work is as keen as ever. Participants in this panel discussion - young local journalists and researchers - talk about the relevance of Orwell’s legacy and the need to pass it on ...

Orwell in times of facial recognition

Ferran Esteve

George Orwell’s vision of dystopia, "1984", describes situations similar to those of current times and advances ethical dilemmas still difficult to tackle today.