Project Launches

Quentin Kopp, Orwell Society Events Secretary, and son of George Orwell's commander in Spain Georges Kopp, reports on September's events in Wigan and Manchester to celebrate the launch of the Wigan Pier 80 Project web-site.   The Wigan Pier Project Launch Events September 9th & 11th Background Ros Wynne-Jones and her colleague Claire Donnelly have…Read more Project Launches

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2018 Bursary Awarded

First winner of Orwell Society Journalism Bursary announced Peter Chappell, a recent Cambridge University graduate, is the first winner of The Orwell Society’s £1,500 bursary for journalism students. Peter starts his postgraduate newspaper course at City, University of London, on 17 September. The bursaries were open to undergraduate and post-graduate students in the UK. Applicants…Read more 2018 Bursary Awarded

Science and International Literature

Dr Gleb Zilberstein's investigation of George Orwell's health involved examining a letter written to Sergey Dinamov, editor of International Literature, a magazine published in Moscow, and distributed in several European languages. Here we describe the magazine itself, with some examples. Photograph supplied by Dr Zilberstein International Literature was dedicated to a Marxist or progressive reading,…Read more Science and International Literature