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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Trinity Global Humanities Lecture Series

The Turkish novelist Burhan Sönmez will give the Trinity Global Lectures in the Humanities 2024, titled “Homo Artifex”

He is president of PEN International and his novels have been translated into more than forty languages. He has received international prizes, including the EBRD Literature Prize and Vaclav Havel Library Award.

This series of lectures will focus on the meaning of art and its place in the history of human civilisation.

Lecture 1: Homo Artifex and the Soul of Art 1st May 2024 / 17:30 - 18:45

Lecture 2: From Truth to Beauty 8th May 2024 / 17:30 - 18:45

Lecture 3: Sophia’s Game in Art 15th May 2024 / 17:30 - 18:45

Lecture 4: Orlando, Pinocchio and Homo Artifex 22nd May 2024 / 17:30 - 18:45.

Winstanley Theatre

Entrance via Whewell’s Court Trinity Street (across from the Great Gate)