Paradise City

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Host: Hay Festival
Location: Globe at Hay
Speaker: David Adjaye, Joanna Kavenna, Richard Sennett, Saskia Sassen. Katie Derham hosts

Author of The Foreigner Richard Sennett will be speaking at HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, this May. Bringing together world-leading scientists, musicians, philosophers and politicians including Roger Penrose, Bernard-Henri Levy, Laurie Penny, Lawrence Krauss, David Nutt, Lyse Doucet, Molotov Jukebox, Owen Jones, and Mr. Scruff for debates, talks, and wild parties, this year’s programme uncovers the new heresies that might become the truths of the future.

Richard Sennett will join David Adjaye and Joanna Kavenna in conversation about the future of cities and architecture, and explore whether capitalism is on the brink of change with Saskia Sassen. For more info head to

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