War Dialogues 7 août 2017 15:00-7 août 2017 16:15 Festival The Studio, Potterrow EH8 9BL Edinburgh International Festival

Does the placement, presence, and input of artists need to be re-negotiated and re-imagined in the context of contemporary crises? This panel discussion will explore the changing role, responsibility and challenges of witnessing and responding to modern conflict.

Panellists include artist David Cotterrell; Lola Arias, director of MINEFIELD; Professor Michael Clarke, former Director General of the Royal United Services Institute and Ruwanthie de Chickera, a Sri Lankan playwright, screenwriter, theatre director and cultural activist.

Part of the Edinburgh International Festival and British Council season Spirit of ’47