Skip to main content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

24th Annual Mary Stevens Reckford Lecture in European Studies, ft. Zia Haider Rahman

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The lecture is entitled, “Brexit: The Reckoning.”

About the author:

Zia Haider Rahman was born in rural Bangladesh, raised in London, and educated in England, Germany, and the United States. He is a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University; a Fellow at New America, Washington, D.C.; a Senior Fellow at the Kreisky Forum, Vienna; and has been appointed a 2018 Director’s Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He is a Visiting Professor in the low residency MFA program in Fiction and Non-Fiction at Southern New Hampshire University. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and elsewhere, and he is a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s A Point of View. His first novel, In the Light of What We Know, was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2014 to international critical acclaim and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Britain’s oldest literary award. The novel has been translated into many languages.

Reception to immediately follow the lecture.

Twitter: #Reckford2018


February 22, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Categories:
, ,


Hyde Hall, University Room
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map


Institute for the Arts and Humanities
View Organizer Website

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

Comments are closed.