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LITERARY SESSIONS

LITERARY SESSIONS

24th January 2020

Talk: Fake News — The True Story
Pratik Sinha
Chair: Ranjan Chak

Panel: Memoirs — Up Close and Personal
Feisal Alkazi, Kalpana Mohan
Moderator: Ratna Rao Shekar

Panel: Indigenous Australian Perspectives
Anita Heiss, Bronwyn Fredericks
Moderator: Kieran Dolin

Panel: We Are What We Eat
Pushpesh Pant, Sabita Radhakrishna
Moderator: Puneet Mehta

Tales from Indian History
Manu Pillai in conversation with
Chinmay Tumbe

Panel: Breaking Barriers
Minnie Vaid, Reshma Qureshi
Moderator: Kinnera Murthy

Panel: Trysts with India
Andrew Whitehead, Irène Frain
Moderator: Samuel Berthet

Panel: Is There a ‘Men’s’ Fiction?
Kim Wilkins, Lisa Heidke
Moderator: Kathryn Hummel

What Translation Can Do
Anitha Thampi, Catherine Thankamma
in conversation with Mini Krishnan

Panel: Ghalib: The Man and the Poet
Amina Kishore, Y Satyanarayana
Moderator: Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Memories of the Body
Shanta Gokhale in conversation with
Naresh Fernandes

Panel: The Malayali in the Desert
Benyamin, Muzafer Ahamed
Moderator: Joshil Abraham

Dial M for Empathy
Jerry Pinto in conversation with Usha Raman

Panel: No Kidding: Writing for Children
Archana Garodia Gupta, Shruti
Garodia, Khyrunnisa  Moderator: Parimala Kulkarni

Panel: The Kashmir Conundrum
Gowhar Geelani,
Humra Quraishi
Moderator: MR Vikram

Panel: Poetry as Identity
Ali Khan Mahmudabad
Chandramohan Sathyanathan  Moderator: Mamta Sagar

25th January 2020

Talk: Righting the Nation
Ashutosh
Chair: Ajay Gandhi

Panel: Inspirational Stories
Piya Bahadur, Preeti Monga
Moderator: Suchitra Shenoy

India’s Experiments in Saving Nature

Bahar Dutt in conversation with
Kalpana Sharma

Panel: Delhi-Hyderabad: Tales of Two Cities
Ravi Shankar Etteth, Serish Nanisetti
Moderator: Chandana Chakravarthy

Panel: The Legacy of Partition
Harinder Singh Sikka, Vikram Kapur
Moderator: Ishmeet Kaur Chaudhry

Desire and Sexuality in India
Madhavi Menon in conversation with
Karthik Teja Pulugurtha

Taken at the Flood: A Memoir of A
Political Life
Vasanth Kannabiran, Vrinda Grover

Panel: Surmounting Challenges
Anand Vishwanadha, Shravya Kanithi
Moderator: Swati Agarwal

Panel: How Green is My City?
Harini Nagendra, Nirupa Rao
Moderator: Sadhana Ramchander

Panel: Hyderabad in History and Memory
Nazia Akhtar, Yunus Lasania
Moderator: Salma Ahmed Farooqui

A Life in Stories—Long and Short

Paul Zacharia in conversation with Joshil Abraham

Panel: Reimagining Sita, Remembering Nabaneeta
Samhita Arni, Volga
Moderator: Uma Damodar Sridhar

Panel: Tales from Tihar
Sunetra Choudhury, Sunil Gupta

Moderator: Uma Sudhir

Panel: Ideas of India
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, Purushottam Agrawal
Moderator: Nishikant Kolge

Panel: Politics, Technology, and Governance
Arun Mohan Sukumar, Reetika Khera
Moderator: Srinivas Kodali

Panel: Telangana Literature in Translation

Damodar Rao, Elanaaga in conversation with Mamidi Harikrishna

Laughter as the Only Recourse
Upamanyu Chatterjee in conversation with
T Vijay Kumar

26th January 2020

Talk: The Many Lives of VK Krishna Menon
Jairam Ramesh
Chair: Rammanohar Reddy

Panel: New Age Fiction
Filipa Martins, Lynnette Lounsbury
Moderator: A Giridhar Rao

Panel: The Magic of History
John Zubrzycki, Timeri Murari
Moderator: Sanjay Jasrani

Panel: Tawiafs and Sex Workers
Ashok Alexander, Saba Dewan
Moderator: Anjali Lal Gupta

Talk: The Cases that India Forgot
Chintan Chandrachud
Chair: Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Panel: India-US: Nations at the Crossroads
Kapil Komireddi, Varghese K George
Moderator: Sunita Reddy

Panel: Games Nations Play
Gideon Haigh, Stephen Alomes

Moderator: Harimohan Paruvu

Panel: The Making and Unmaking of India
Chinmay Tumbe, Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee
Moderator: Aparna Rayaprol

Panel: Understanding Violence
Kalpana Sharma, Raheel Dhattiwala
Moderator: Kalpana Kannabiran

Panel: Immigrant Voices
Rashida Murphy, Roanna Gonsalves
Moderator: Kalpana Mohan

Panel: Media-ting Reality
Caroline Overington, Naresh Fernandes
Moderator: Rammanohar Reddy

Gandhi, Ambedkar, and Caste in India
Nishikant Kolge in Conversation with Chinmay Tumbe

Talk: Hyderabad and the People’s Constitution
Rohit De
Chair: Ajay Gandhi

Panel: Contemporizing the Classics
Preti Taneja, Samhita Arni

Moderator: Astri Ghosh