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19 - 23 January 2023 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Purushottam Agrawal

Purushottam Agrawal is a literary historian and fiction writer. His works include pathbreaking studies like Akath Kahani Prem Ki: Kabir ki Kavita aur Un ka Samay, Kabir, Kabir: The Life and work of Early Modern Poet Philosopher, Padmavat: An Epic Love Story, and Who is Bharat Mata, an exploration of Nehru’s ideas about India, its tradition, culture and history. Besides some short stories, he has to his credit a Hindi novel called NACOHUS, a Kafkaesque fantasy about politics of hurt sentiments, which is soon to appear in English translation. He is a British Academy Fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, and has served as professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, and as member of the Union Public Service Commission, India.

Sessions

22 Jan | 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM | Venue - Bank of Baroda CHARBAGH

171. Kabir, Kabir: The Life and Work of the Early Modern Poet Philosopher

Purushottam Agarwal in conversation with Sanjoy K Roy


23 Jan | 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM | Venue - FRONT LAWN

241. Closing Debate: The Right and Left Divide Can Never be Bridged

Jawhar Sircar, Purushottam Agarwal, Vandana Shiva, Makarand R Paranjape, Pavan K Varma and Priyanka Chaturvedi, moderated by Vir Sanghvi


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