Lit for Life is back and it is online.Catch your favourite authors/speakers and their enlightening conversations in Lit for Life's first virtual event.
JANUARY 12, 2019.
10.00 am - 10.50 am 2019 Elections and the Future of Indian Democracy Arun Shourie, N Ram, Priya Sahgal and R Jagannathan in conversation with Sanjay Pinto
10.55 am - 11.45 am Gulzar on Gulzar Meghna Gulzar in conversation with Baradwaj Rangan
12.00 noon - 12.50 pm The Handler of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket in conversation with Rosella Stephen
12.55 pm - 1.45 pm Shaping the New World Order Husain Haqqani, James Crabtree, John Keay and Suki Kim in conversation with Sashi Kumar
2.30 pm - 3.20 pm Governance A Responsibility C Mahendran, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, S Peter Alphonse and Thol Thirumavalavan in conversation with S Sarthigaichelvan (Tamil)
3.25 pm - 4.15 pm Making India Work Arun Shourie in conversation with N Ravi
4.30 pm - 5.20 pm The Myth and Reality of Emperor Aurangzeb: An Illustrated lecture by Audrey Truschke
5.25 pm - 6.15 pm Second Act Manisha Koirala in conversation with Dr Sheela Nambiar
6.20 pm - 7.10 pm Her Music Her Life: A centenary tribute to DK Pattammal Conceptualised, scripted and narrated by Gowri Ramnarayan Featuring Akhila Ramnarayan, Nisha Rajagopal and Yohan Chacko
JANUARY 13, 2019.
10.30 am - 11.30 am Beyond Indian English: A time for bhashas J Devika, Kannan Sundaram and Vivek Shanbhag in conversation with Urvashi Butalia
11.35 am - 12.25 pm The Real and the Mystique: Unravelling the hidden layers Vaasanthi and Yasser Usman in conversation
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm Being the Other Farahnaz Ispahani, Nandini Krishnan and Nazia Erum in conversation with Kalpana Sharma
3.00 pm - 3.50 pm Illustrating Children's Books Anushka Ravishankar, Lisa Brown and Shobha Viswanath in conversation with Sandhya Rao
3.55 pm - 4.40 pm Mothering A Muslim Nazia Erum in conversation with Arunava Sinha
4.45 pm - 5.35 pm The Journey of a Southern Feminist Devaki Jain in conversation with Kalpana Sharma
JANUARY 14, 2019.
11.00 am - 12.00 noon Fetters on Creative Expression: Art and the politics of dissent: Chandan Gowda, Githa Hariharan and TM Krishna in conversation with Kamini Mahadevan
12.15 pm - 1.00 pm Homage to N Muthuswamy: Memories and Rememberances Dhalavai Sundaram, Gnana Rajasekaran and Vinodhini Vaidyanathan in conversation with Pralayan (Tamil)
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Bombay Dreams: Shweta Bachchan Nanda in conversation with Parvathi Nayar
3.15 pm - 4.15 pm No Cause For Shame: Talking frankly about mental illlness Dr Samir Parikh in conversation with Dr Vijay Nagaswami
4.30 pm - 5.30 pm The Literature of Myth: Using Myths and Legends in Contemporary Storytelling Chitra Bannerjee Divakaruni, Ravi Shankar Etteth and Sharanya Manivannan in conversation with Jonathan Gil Harris
5.45 pm - 6.35 pm Inspirations: Art and music Aruna Sairam and VV Ramani in conversation with Sushila Ravindranath
10.30 am - 11.15 am Words of Now, Words of Memory: Poetry of disappearing landscapes Jacinta Kerketta and Nighat Sahiba in conversation with Kavitha Muralidharan
11.20 am to 12.10 pm The Short Story of a Lifetime Aamer Hussein in conversation with Ziya us Salam
12.15 pm - 1.15 pm Embrace our Rivers: Public Art and Ecology in India Helmut Schippert, Mukund Padmanabhan, Parvathi Nayar and Ravi Agarwal in conversation with TM Krishna
2.30 pm - 3.20 pm Suki Speaks: A cartoon character shares her journey An illustrated talk by Manjula Padmanabhan
3.30 pm - 4.20 pm Exiled at Home: Women and lesbians in no 'man's' land Lara Fergus and Susan Hawthorne in conversation with Nandini Krishnan
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