9.30 to 9.45 am Inauguration
9.50 to 11.05 amRich India: Will India become a wealthy nation by 2047? :-
Jayati Ghosh, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, N. Ravi, Sanjay Kaul and T.N. Ninan in conversation with Raghuvir Srinivasan
11.10 to 11.50 am Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi I Am An Ordinary Man:
India's struggle for freedom (1914-1948) :-
Gopalkrishna Gandhi
11.50 am to 12.00 noon BREAK
12.00 noon to 12.50 pmSwadeshi Steam: V.O. Chidambaram Pillai and the Battle against the British Maritime Empire :- A.R. Venkatachalapathy in conversation with Ramachandra Guha
12.55 to 1.40 pmRemembering Vivan Sundaram: A journey through images :-
Ashish Rajadhyaksha
1.40 to 2.20 pm LUNCH
2.20 to 3.10 pmThe Power Couple: The life and times of Sudha and Narayana Murthy :- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni in conversation with Shunali Shroff
3.15 to 4.00 pm Recalling Habib Tanvir: Excerpts from the film and a talk :- Sudhanva Deshpande
4.00 to 4.10 pm BREAK
4.10 to 4.50pmBahubali: Insights into Jainism :- Devdutt Pattanaik
4.55 to 5.40 pmFood Against Fanaticism :- Subodh Kerkar
5.45 to 6.45 pm Wizard of Words :- Shashi Tharoor in conversation with David Davidar
6.50 to 7.50 pmImaging Women Nationalists: Serving the Nation State :- Anita Ratnam and Shovana Narayan in conversation with Shalin Maria Lawrence
7.55 to 8.45 pmThe Sporting Heroine :- Taapsee Pannu in conversation with Vidya Singh
9.45 to 10.45 amFaultlines of Faith :- Arjun Appadurai, Revati Laul, and Ziya us Salam in conversation with Varghese K. George
10.50 to 11.40 pm Memory and Home: Home and Life in Exile :- Ronya Othmann in conversation with Katharina Gorgen
11.45 to 12.35 pm Finding the song in Sangam Poetry :- T.M. Krishna and Perumal Murugan in conversation (Bilingual)
12.40 to 1.30 pmThe Inner Workings of Power :- Neerja Chowdhury in conversation with Ramya Kannan
1.30 to 2.10 pm BREAK
2.10 to 3.10 pm May I Have Your Attention Please? How To Hold An Audience :-
Anuradha Menon, Cyrus Broacha, and Kanan Gill in conversation with Suresh Balakrishna
3.15 to 4.05 pm The Maverick Politician :- Mani Shankar Aiyar in conversation with Chandan Gowda
4.10 to 5.00 pm Breakup: A Marriage in Wartime :- Anjan Sundaram in conversation with Stanly Johny
5.05 to 5.55 pm Breaking Form to Build Narrative: An experiment with translation :- Charu Nivedita and Nandini Krishnan in conversation (Bilingual)
6.00 to 6.50 pm Too Woke To Be Funny :- Kiran Manral and Shunali Shroff in conversation with Rosella Stephen
10.00 to 10.50 amThe Power of Idol Worship :- Amish and Bhavna Roy in conversation with Anita Ratnam
10.55 to 11.45 amLet's Talk Money: Making your money work for you :-
Monika Halan in conversation with Aarathi Krishnan
11.45 to 11.55 am BREAK
11.55 am to 12.45 pmThe Cooking of Books :- Ramachandra Guha in conversation with Nirmala Lakshman
12.50 to 1.45 pmJourney to India Modern :- Tarun Tahiliani in conversation with Rosella Stephen
1.45 to 2.25 pm BREAK
2.25 to 3.25 pmBeyond the kitchen: Chefs forging a fresh culinary landscape :- Chef Manu Chandra, Chef Sashi Cheliah, Chef Thomas Zacharias in conversation with Shonali Muthalaly
3.30 to 4.30 pmA Viral World: Countering Fake News :- Sreenivasan Jain, N. Ram and Pratik Sinha in conversation with Ziya us Salam
4.30 to 4.40 pm BREAK
4.40 to 5.30 pmIndia's Last High Commissioner to Pakistan. The Inside Story :- Ajay Bisaria in conversation with Varghese K. George
5.35 to 6.20 pmThe Body Politic :- Pushpamala N
6.25 to 7.05 pmDemocracy Fatigue: Why is the world moving towards the right? :- Arjun Appadurai
7.10 to 8.00 pmTransformative Leadership in ISRO: My Experience :- S. Somanath
10.00 to 10.50 amSome Truths About Pain and Suffering :- Shweta Singh Kirti in conversation with Chitra Mahesh
10.55 to 11.55 amA Crime Wave :- Anuja Chauhan, Harini Nagendra, Kiran Manral and Tarun Mehrishi in conversation with K.C. Vijaya Kumar
12.00 noon to 12.50 pmThe World of Storyteller: The Power of Rooted Fiction :- Tejaswini Apte-Rahm and Abdullah Khan in conversation Nandini Krishnan
12.5 to 1.45 pm A Taste of Memory: A celebration of food and family :-
Tarana Husain Khan and Rakesh Raghunathan in conversation with Deepa S. Reddy
1.45 to 2.30 pm LUNCH
2.30 to 3.20 pm Acts of God :- Kanan Gill in conversation with Anuradha Menon
3.25 to 4.15 pmDoubled Distilled Fiction :- Daisy Rockwell in conversation with K. Srilata
4.20 to 5.10 pmDalit History: Text and Context Reading and reconstructing Dalit history through Dalit non-fiction :- Stalin Rajangam in conversation with G. Gurusamy (Tamil)
5.15 to 6.05 pmAnother India: Events, Memories People :- Chandan Gowda in conversation with Suresh Seshadri
6.10 to 7.00 pmNarratives of the Oppressed: Voices of Assertion :- Perumal Murugan and Azhagiya Periyavan in conversation (Tamil)
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