Posts tagged ‘storymoja’
Master Class with M. G. Vassanji from 10 am – 1 pm [Pre-register ONLY]
Exploring Inter-cultural Relationships with Drumbeats from 1.30-3 pm
The in-between World of East Africa from 3.15-4.45 pm
Book Launching and Signing from 5-6 pm
Nyef Nyef Stories to Discombobulate the Mind from 6.30-8 pm
Other Scheduled Events
Moyez Vassanji Colloquium and Lecture at University of Nairobi – Dept. of Literature
Date: January 27, 2014
Full info here Invitation to the Moyez Vassanji Colloquium and Lecture [Word Document]
Storymoja is throwing a sexy singles’ soiree this Valentines Day, so if you are single, grab your sexiest single friend (of the opposite sex), your hottest dancing shoes and make your way over to the Southern Sun Mayfair.
For more info visit Storymoja Facebook page
Editors pick for @Storymoja: British Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Christian Turner – Session at #HayFestKe, Sept. 14 2012 @ National Museum
The British Ambassador to Kenya Dr.Christian Turner will have a session on ‘the cultural and social transformative power of the internet and new technologies’
Date: September 14, 2012
Venue: British Council Court Yard
Time: 11 am
Festival Tickets: Kshs 1000/day and Kshs 1500/season
HE Dr. Christian Turner is the recently appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya. This will be his first time at Storymoja Hay Festival
Dr Turner was previously the Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where he had responsibility for all UK policy and operations in that region. Prior to this he served variously in the British Embassy in Washington, as Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit.
For more information read: http://www.hayfestival.com/p-5327-the-google-platform-ory-okolloh-dr-christian-turner-and-john-kampfner.aspx
Events to look out for @Storymoja #HayFestKe: Freedom of Expression, Sept. 14-16 2012 @ National Museum
Ory Okolloh, Google’s head of policy and Government Relations, Africa, and John Kampfner, British Journalist and Freedom of Expression advocate discuss the cultural and social transformative power of the internet and new technologies.
They will be joined by Dr Christian Turner, former Director of the Middle East and North Africa in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Dr Turner is now British High Commissioner to Kenya.
Date: September 15, 2012
Venue: Storymoja Amphitheatre
Peeling Back the Mask
Date: September 16, 2012
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium
Lawyer and political analyst, Miguna Miguna, discusses the controversial, bestselling memoir that has taken Kenya by storm.
Also, don’t forget that the best second hand book sale continues at the Nairobi national Museum during the StoryMoja Hay Festival
Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 September 2012, 10am – 4pm on all days.
Storymoja Publishers is planning a World Record Attempt on 16th June 2011 at Nyayo Stadium from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm. We will be gathering 25,000 Kenyans to break the record for Most People Reading Out Loud in One Place. The record is currently held by Turkey at 22,000 people. We encourage all Kenyans to attend this event and help smash the stereotype that Kenyans don’t like to read!
For more information visit the website: http://readingrevolution.co.ke