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Encounters: A Peaceful Place

James MacMillan, composer of Clemency, and Ohad Naharin, Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company, join Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy, and Chair Eugene Downes of Culture Ireland, to explore ways in which the Olympic Truce can be applied today and how the arts can promote and support peace and better understanding.

1 September 2012

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