Shami Chakrabarti CBE

  • Shami Chakrabarti


January 12, 2017 6:30-8:30pm, Adults £5, under 18 free.

Shami Chakrabarti CBE, barrister and human rights campaigner, will give the inaugural annual Lantern Lecture at Rabbits Road Institute.

Previously Director of Liberty, an advocacy organisation promoting civil liberties and human rights, Shami Chakrabarti is now a Labour politician and the Shadow Attorney General. Her lecture will address her convictions about the importance of libraries and their relationship to freedom and understanding.

Set up by artists The Alternative School of Economics, and inspired by talks at the library by the same name in the early 20th century, the Lantern Lecture is an annual event at Rabbits Road Institute.

Book your ticket via eventbrite. Under 18’s go free but require a booked ticket.