Taking Flight

  On the final day of the eighth ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, spectators at Ford Samvad welcomed the new celebrities of Jaipur: a fresh crop of the youngest writers of the festival who had gathered to discuss their encounters with the art of writing. The panel of enthusiastic youngsters discussed the exciting and enervating experiences in their developing relationship… Read more »

Dance Like a Man: Refiguring Masculinity

A heated discussion erupted in the chilly morning on the Rajnigandha Front Lawn, as a distinguished and diverse panel debated gender constructs and questioned typical masculine stereotypes. Everyone present was itching to contribute to this dynamic conversation about male values and roles, male stress, and the changing power dynamics between the sexes. Articulate moderator Ashok Ferrey launched the discussion… Read more »

A Revolution is Brewing

This was a high-octane discussion about the revolution of gender identity and equity that is shaking the foundations of established patriarchy worldwide. The panel of women, who hail from various spheres of feminine thought, discussed the roots of this revolution in mythology and delved into themes of female marginalisation and emancipation, sexual exploration, and the… Read more »