EmmaLucy Cole FRGS

EmmaLucy Cole FRGS

Festival Co-Director

During more than twenty years researching Arabic culture, including two years living with a Bedouin tribe in Egypt, EmmaLucy has run cultural events, presented at conferences, and written for international journals. She was invited to speak at the Royal Geographical Society's 2019 MicroLectures, and regularly delivers talks across the UK about travel and 'downward exploration'. EmmaLucy teaches at INTO University of Exeter and is researching how female travel writers represent the Middle East.

 

"Great travel writing is an invitation into everyone else's ordinary."