January 14

 

SIR MUTHA CONCERT HALL

9.30 am – 9.55 am

Inauguration

 

10.00 am – 10.50 am

Remembering Chandralekha – Sadanand Menon and Tishani Doshi. Moderated by Sashi Kumar

 

10.55 am – 11.55 am

An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India – Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Gauri Viswanathan

 

11.55 am – 12.05 pm

TEA

 

12.05 pm – 12.50 pm

Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks in conversation with Gauri Viswanathan

 

12.55 pm – 1.40 pm

Gandhi: A Name, A Life, My World – Gulammohammed Sheikh and G N Devy. Moderated by Amandeep Sandhu

 

1.40 pm – 2.25 pm

LUNCH

 

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

The Age of Trump – Geraldine Brooks, Mark Kurlansky, Molly Crabapple, Nathaniel Brooks Horwitz, Talia Kurlansky. Moderated by Narayan Lakshman

 

3.35 pm – 4.35 pm

A Nation and its Discontents – Akshaya Mukul, Josy Joseph, Sanjaya Baru, Somini Sengupta. Moderated by Rajiv Lochan

 

4.35 pm – 4.50 pm

TEA

 

4.50 pm – 5.40 pm

Notes and Maps of my Singing – Aruna Sairam and V Sriram

 

5.45 pm – 6.45 pm

Love in India – Durjoy Datta, Preeti Shenoy, Ravinder Singh. Moderated by Nandini Krishnan

 

THE HINDU PAVILION

 

10.30 am – 11.30 am

International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way Around the World – Mark Kurlansky and Talia Kurlansky. Moderated by Pankaja Srinivasan 

 

11.35 am – 12.20 pm
The Road Not Taken – Salil Tripathi in conversation with Mini Kapoor

 

12.25 pm – 1.25 pm

The Memory Keepers – Aanchal Malhotra, Anusha Yadav, Kishwar Desai. Moderated by Sandhya Rao

 

1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

LUNCH

 

2.35 pm – 3.20 pm

Global connections: Literary Festivals and Publishing – Cate Blake, Edwina Johnson, Fiona Henderson, Laura Kroetsch, Wendy Were. Moderated by Parvathi Nayar

 

3.25 pm – 4.15 pm

Translation Matters – Arunava Sinha, Subashree Krishnaswamy, Vivek Shanbhag. Moderated by Mini Krishnan

 

4.20 pm – 5.10 pm

Art of the Tale – Molly Crabapple and Amruta Patil. Moderated by Karthika V K

 

5.15 pm – 6.00 pm

Word: An Empowering Tool – Maria Reimondez and Sukirtharani. Moderated by Suseela Anand

 

 

THE HINDU SHOWPLACE

 

10.30 am – 11.20 am

Writing with Freedom, Writing in Market – N Manu Chakravarthy, Shafey Kidwai, A S Panneerselvan, K Satchidanandan. Moderated by Paul Zacharia

 

11.25 am – 12.10 pm

Norwegian Mood – Brit Bildeon and Kannan Sundaram. Moderated by Vaishna Roy

 

12.15 pm – 1.05 pm

Women, Word, Imaging: A HERstory – Urvashi Butalia, Uma Tanuku, Anupama Chandra. Moderated by K Kalpana

 

1.05 pm – 3.00 pm

LUNCH

 

3.00 pm – 3.45 pm

Punjab: The unknown narrative – Amandeep Sandhu in conversation with Prema Revathi

 

3.50 pm – 4.40 pm

Playing Stories – Kirti Jain and C Basavalingaiah. Moderated by Pralayan

 

STUDIO 1

 

10.00 am – 12.00 noon

Crystal Healing by Bindu Maira

 

STUDIO 2

 

10.00 am – 12.00 noon

Five Faces of Translation by Mini Krishnan

 

2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Appreciating the Sculptural Traditions of India by Chithra Madhavan