Cultural Revolutions

‘The more books you read, the more stupid you become.’ This was the famous declaration of Chairman Mao Tse-tung during China’s Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1976. For a book-loving audience like the one at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, such a belief was nothing short of shocking. Three incredible authors transported us back to this dark moment in… Read more »

Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping Their Future

This was a highly informative discussion about India and China’s economic relationship. The title of the session, Billions of Entrepreneurs, was taken from the title of Tarun Khanna’s 2008 book. Khanna, who is Professor at Harvard Business School, revealed that he had ‘no premeditated thoughts about writing the book,’ but his extensive travels had been both inspiration and source material for… Read more »