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Literaturhaus Zurich – Days of Indian Literature

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Days of Indian Literature

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Limmatquai 62, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

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Readings and discussions with Rahman Abbas, Urvashi Butalia, Ruby Hembrom, Meena Kandasamy, Namita Khare, Pankaj Mishra, Urmila Pawar, Sharad Sharma, Preti Taneja, Christian Weiss, Heinz Werner Wessler.

From 23 – 26 February 2018 at the Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

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Programme

Friday 23 February / 20:00 o’clock
Inside and outside views of India
Pankaj Mishra in conversation with Sigrid Löffler

Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Saturday 24 February / 11:00 o’clock
The third largest language in the world
Namita Khare & Heinz Werner Wessler on Hindi literature yesterday and today
Moderation: Jürgen Becker
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Saturday 24 February
/ 14:00 o’clock
Publishers of Indian literature in dialogue
Urvashi Butalia, Ruby Hembrom and Christian Weiss
Moderation: Akshay Pathak, Head Pro Helvetia New Delhi
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Saturday 24 February / 16:30 o’clock
«The City, the Sea, Love» – Rahman Abbas’s great Mumbai novel
Moderation: Jennifer Khakshouri, reading the German text: Daniel Hajdu
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Saturday 24 February / 20:00 o’clock
About the revolutionary power of language
Meena Kandasamy’s “Rice and Ash”
Moderation: Blas Ulibarri, reading of the German text: Miriam Japp.
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Saturday 24 February / 22:00 o’clock
Carte Blanche for Preti Taneja
Lecture
Venue: Crypt of Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1

Sunday 25 February / 11:00 o’clock
The Great Voice of Dalit Literature: Urmila Pawar on “The Fabric of My Life”
Moderation: Angelika Malinar, reading of the german text: Lara Körte
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Sunday 25 February / 14:00 o’clock
From political draftsman to founder of a worldwide movement
Sharad Sharma on Grassroot Comics
Moderation: Pierre Thomé
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich

Sunday 25 February / 16:00 o’clock
Freely speaking: Urvashi Butalia, Meena Kandasamy and Urmila Pawar on the role (s) of women
Moderation: Claudia Kramatschek
Venue: Literaturhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 62, Zurich