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Date: Saturday 17th February 2024 Location: Online
Start time: 5:30pm End time: 7:30pm Type: Webinar

Kapka will deliver a talk about her book, ‘Elixir’, before discussing its themes with Dominique Keeling. Elixir is the third in a quartet of novels, each of which delves into a particular region of the Southern Balkans. These are ancient realms of rich nature-culture ecologies, scarred by political trauma. Through intimate personal stories and multiple narratives, she explores collective and ancestral pain against the backdrop of a natural wilderness – how humans, plants and animals are psychically and materially bound in an alchemical process that unfolds continuously. As the early eco-psychologists said: The mind is nature, nature – the mind.

Elixir is an exploration of the symbiotic relationship between people, place and plants along the Mesta River and a search for a cure to what ails us in the Anthropocene.

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