Dalkey Book Festival Programme from June 2021

Running Order

*Times may be be subject to change

Friday 18 June 2021
6:00pm
Elif Shafak: Writer as Activist and Irish PEN on Ilhan Çomak
6:45pm
Doughnut Economics with Kate Raworth
7:30pm
It’s not you, it’s me; the break-up of Britain (FT's Robert Shrimsley)
8:15pm
Feel the Bern: a conversation with Sen. Bernie Sanders
Saturday 19 June 2021
1:00pm
Anne Enright on "Actress"
1:40pm
Housing and the Future of Cities post-pandemic (with Bruce Katz)
2:25pm
Wonders of the World - Brian Cox in conversation with The Edge
3:25pm
Isabel Allende on exile
4:00pm
Lockdown Winners & Losers (Conor McPherson, Rory O'Neill & Gina Murphy)
4:45pm
Black Lives Matter: Writer as Activist with Marlon James
5:30pm
The Roaring Twenties: will the 2020s replicate the 1920s?
6:10pm
President Michael D. Higgins: Reflections of Home
7:00pm
Dalkey Literary Awards 2021 presented by Zurich
7:55pm
Cocktails and Classics
Sunday 20 June 2021
1:00pm
Khodorkovsky: Russia after Putin
1:55pm
The David McWilliams Podcast Live (with Stephanie Kelton and Marla Dukharan)
2:55pm
Joyce & Yeats: Prisoners of Sex (with Declan Kiberd)
3:40pm
Dante Forever (with Corinna Salvadori Lonergan)
4:30pm
The Politics of Catastrophe with Niall Ferguson
5:25pm
Confidence: where does it come from? (with Ian Robertson)
6:15pm
Economics at a Crossroads (with Mark Blyth & Eric Lonergan)
7:05pm
Matt Damon in conversation
Closing approx 7:30pm
Thank you for joining us!