Sunday 09 February 1997
NORWICH: Eva Hoffman, author of Lost in Translation and Exit into History, talks about her work; UEA Studio, Centre for Creative and Performing Arts, University of East Anglia; Tue 11, 7pm, pounds 3.50/pounds 2. 01603 592810
EDINBURGH: poets Kathleen Jamie and Ellie Macdonald read at Netherbow Arts Centre, 43-45 High St; Wed 12, 7.45pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 0131 556 9579
LONDON: Julia Casterton reads from her collections Troublesome Cattle and Bottom's Dream at the Poetry Place, 22 Betterton St, WC2; Mon 10, 6.30pm, free. Reserve a seat on 0171 240 2133
Novelists Kerstin Ekman, Caryl Phillips and Colm Tibn read in the Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, SE1; Wed 12, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 3.50. 0171 960 4242
All-day conference on Freud and literature, with four international literary scholars examining the relationship between psychoanalysis and literary works; eg Prof Edward Timms on "Freud, Bloomsbury and the hidden agenda of English Modernism". Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Fee pounds 40 (pounds 25 post-grads, pounds 15 undergrads). Contact the Freud Museum: 0171 435 2002
MACDUFF: Febfest, a celebration of writing from the North East of Scotland, takes place at the Arts Centre, 1 Church St, with poetry readings, workshops and music. Sat 15, 10am-4pm, free. 01261 813384
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- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'
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Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees