SOLD OUT – Shami Chakrabarti
Join Shami Chakrabarti, one of our most energetic human rights campaigners, Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, member of the House of Lords and author of the critically acclaimed, On Liberty, as she makes the case for radical positive action in every sphere of life to promote the vindication of the rights of women worldwide.
in conversation with feminist intellectual Germaine Greer
About the Speakers
Shami Chakrabarti is Britain’s leading human rights campaigner. Labour’s Shadow Attorney General and a member of the House of Lords, Chakrabarti is an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Bristol and the University of Manchester, an Honorary Fellow at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge and Mansfield College Oxford and a Master of the Bench of Middle Temple. Chakrabarti was the Director of Liberty, the National Council for Civil Liberties from 2003 to 2016 and the Chancellor of the University of Essex from 2014 to 2017. She is the author of On Liberty, an impassioned defence of human rights, published in 2014.
Germaine Greer is an Australian public intellectual, writer and firebrand feminist whose book The Female Eunuch (1970) brought her international acclaim. She was made a Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge in 1989 and his written extensively about womanhood, feminism and Shakespeare.