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19 - 23 January 2023 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple is the bestselling author of the Wolfson Prize-winning White Mughals, The Last Mughal, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Hemingway and Kapuscinski Prize-winning Return of a King. His most recent book, The Anarchy, was shortlisted for the Duke of Wellington medal, the Tata Book of the Year, and the Historical Writers Association Award, was a finalist for the Cundill Prize for History and won the 2020 Arthur Ross Medal from the US Council on Foreign Relations. Dalrymple has been awarded five honorary doctorates, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the Royal Asiatic Society, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and has held visiting lectureships at Princeton, Brown, and Oxford, where he is currently an Honorary Bodleian fellow. In 2018, he was presented with the prestigious President’s Medal by the British Academy and was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers for 2020 by Prospect Magazine. He is a founder and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Sessions

19 Jan | 09:50 AM - 10:50 AM | Venue - FRONT LAWN

01. Inaugural Ceremony and Keynote Address

Address by Namita Gokhale, William Dalrymple and Sanjoy Roy , Keynote by Abdulrazak Gurnah


20 Jan | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Venue - DURBAR HALL

45. Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire

Nandini Das in conversation with William Dalrymple


21 Jan | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Venue - FRONT LAWN

93. The Elephant and the Dragon: A Connected History

Tansen Sen, JJ Singh and Shyam Saran in conversation with William Dalrymple


20 Jan | 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM | Venue - FRONT LAWN

79. The Song of the Cell

Siddhartha Mukherjee in conversation with William Dalrymple


22 Jan | 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | Venue - Fondation Jan Michalski BAITHAK

151. The Kama Traditions

Alka Pande intoduced by William Dalrymple


21 Jan | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM | Venue - DURBAR HALL

143. The Great Caves of India: Ajanta, Bandavgarh, Ellora and Aurangabad

Pia Brancaccio, Nayanjot Lahiri, Anirudh Kanisetti in conversation with William Dalrymple


23 Jan | 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM | Venue - FRONT LAWN

207. Empire: The Story of a World Conquering Podcast

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand in conversation with Bee Rowlatt


23 Jan | 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM | Venue - Bank of Baroda CHARBAGH

234. Lives between Lines: A Journey in Search of the Lost Levant

Michael Vatikiotis in conversation with William Dalrymple


19 Jan | 04:00 PM - 04:50 PM | Venue - DURBAR HALL

32. The Travel Session

Edmund De Waal, Anna Della Subin and Anthony Sattin in conversation with William Dalrymple


22 Jan | 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM | Venue - Hawthornden Foundation MUGHAL TENT

168. First Edition: A Pathway from Hygiene to Wellness

launched by Upma Chawdhury, Gaurav Jain, Ravi Bhatnagar, Amitabh Kant, Sanjoy.K. Roy and William Dalrymple


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