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An Evening with Omar Shahid Hamid & Owen Bennett-Jones

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Join TCF-UK for an evening of literary conversation with Omar Shahid Hamid and Owen Bennett-Jones. Omar is Head of Asia Pacific Country Risk at IHS. He specialises in terrorism risks in South Asia, specifically Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, Politics in India, Myanmar and Thailand. Omar has featured in major media outlets like CNN, AL Jazeera, France24, SkyNews, Channel News Asia, the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USAToday, the Times, the Daily Telegraph, Hindustan Times, and DW.  Owen, a freelance British journalist, will chair the event.  He is one of the hosts of Newshour on the BBC world Service and is also a writer on Pakistan and author of new political thriller, Target Britain Listen to Omar discuss his latest book, The Spinner’s Tale, and the opportunity to put questions directly to the author.


Date: Tuesday 26th January

Venue: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ

Time: 19:30-21:00 (doors open at 19:00) Tickets: £15 (includes donation + canapes)

To Book: http://tcfbookreadingomar.eventbrite.co.uk

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