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Ernest Mach Gymnasium – Hurth, Germany

Introduction It was wonderful to be hosted by Ernest Mach Gymnasium in Hurth. School of my German host, Frau Thekla Von Dubois. The largest group I ever had in one hall – 370 students and a dozen of English teachers. I was warmly welcomed and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Students Input Two students retold my story…




Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival

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Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival Hosted By Elizabeth Gaskell House

Event:  Manchester Literature Festival 11 October 2017 Date: Wed 11th Oct Time:  6.30pm – 9pm Venue: 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW Tel: 0161 273 2215 View Event Details Qaisra Shahraz ‘The Concubine and the Slave Catcher’ As part of the Manchester Literature Festival Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is proud to welcome prize-winning British-Pakistani author Qaisra Shahraz on 11…




Building Cultural Bridges Through Literature – University of Cologne, Germany

Looking forward to my literary event at the university of Cologne in  Germany on the topic of: “Building Cultural Bridges Through Literature” Thank you to Dr Roman Bartosch and his wonderful literature team for their invite and for hosting me. My aim is to build cultural bridges through literature. I will talk about my novels, stories including…




Didacta – The Education Book Fair – Cologne, Germany

I was delighted to attend the Didacta – the wonderful and prestigious German education book fair, very popular with teachers, publishers and parents. Few years ago I visited the fair in Stuttgart. I thoroughly enjoyed my day spent at the book fair and was so looked after by my publisher host, editors and teacher friends….




UNIVERSITY OF LANCASTER

I had a great day visiting the University of Lancaster’s Modern Languages department to lead a workshop, hosted by the wonderful team and department director Dr. Robert Crawshaw, a personal friend and fan of my work. In support of a special project, entitled Author’s World, I enjoyed two lively sessions with the staff and students, who are working at different levels up to…




KREFELD MONTESSORI

I had the pleasure of visiting a special school in Krefeld — I have always wanted to visit a Montessori. What a wonderful experience! The children were so involved, and we enjoyed an interactive session with lots of questions. Three students even retold my story, A Pair of Jeans, in their own words, and they all did…




DELHI

I am now in Delhi, my second visit hosted by the prestigious JNU —  the campus covers miles!…




India February 2015

Date City Event Details Saturday 7th  Kolkata Kolkata Book Fair Milan Mela GroundEM Bypass Dhapa Kolkata – 700105 Sunday 8th Kolkata Kolkata Book Fair Panel discussion on ‘Fiction in time of Facebook’ 6pm KLF AuditoriumMilan Mela Ground EM Bypass Dhapa Kolkata – 700105 Monday 9th Kolkata Talk at the University of Jadavpur12pm – 1:30pm  …




Listen to Qaisra’s Interview

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