Registration

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Your responsibility will be to receive the audience and check identity cards/documents as well as register our delegates, authors and artists separately. There are four separate spaces allocated for registration of audiences, authors, press and delegates and you’ll be working alongside our ticketing and registration partners to ensure this process is carried out smoothly. You’ll… Read more »

The Theft Of The Raj: The British Empire In India

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Roy Moxham and Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Mukulika Banerjee. Session co-hosted by the South Asia Centre, LSE (London School of Economics and the British Library as part of the Colony as Empire: Histories from Whitehall series). THE BRITISH should mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in Amritsar in… Read more »

Ideas of India

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Asiya Zahoor, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Meena Kandasamy, Meghnad Desai, Mihir S. Sharma, Namita Gokhale and Prajwal Parajuly introduced by Sanjoy K. Roy Ideas about any huge, shifting, complex subcontinent are bound to be hard to pin down, but the elite panel of creatives and thinkers still shared some of their own, varied… Read more »

Lutyens’ Delhi: Of Monuments and Metaphors

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Malvika Singh in conversation with Somnath Batabyal Citizens should “take ownership” of their city spaces to create a workable city, claims Delhi biographer Malvika Singh. The author of many books about the city elaborated: “The main point is citizens should take ownership of their spaces, protest, walk the talk and not… Read more »

The Wodehouse Effect: Why India Loves Jeeves

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Shashi Tharoor, Swapan Dasgupta and Tony Ring, moderated by Mihir S. Sharma P.G. Wodehouse’s popularity has endured over the years and he is known and loved all over the world, especially India. Shashi Tharoor, former president of the Wodehouse Society at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, discussed his legacy along with… Read more »

Constitutions: We the People

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Chintan Chandrachud, Swapan Dasgupta and Helena Kennedy in conversation with Patrick French Constitutional experts all over the world are examining the challenges faced by new and changing political realities all over the world, and how to understand and implement established legal systems in a shifting context. This important session, presented by… Read more »

Gramophone Women

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ZEE JLF@The British Library Vidya Shah in conversation with Rachel Dwyer Singer and author Vidya Shah is on a mission to share long lost music recorded by women in India, in the early days of the gramophone. She emphasised the importance of remembering these singers. “We barely have names for them. We don’t know where… Read more »