Free Word Centre
Thursday 12 April, 19.00 – 20.15
Grandparents, mothers, fathers and children – at its heart, the idea of a family should be universal. But in reality, how does a country’s history or identity affect its idea of family? Where do different cultures agree on their views of motherhood, fatherhood and childhood, and where do they differ? Here to discuss this are Latvian writer Nora Ikstena, author of Soviet Milk and Lithuanian Alvydas Šlepikas.