Book Launch: Battling for India

Events 2022

October

October 1: Discussion on Zoom of The Thousand Faces of Night in The Abstract Room with readers, 9 pm.

September

September 8: Talking Poetry: A book of conversations with Ashok Vajpeyi
by Ramin Jahanbegloo (published by Oxford University Press)
Githa Hariharan, Sudhir Chandra, and Apoorvanand speak about the book to be released by Dr. Ashis Nandy. Lecture Hall – I. India International Centre Annexe, K K Birla Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi. 06:00pm

July

July 18: “Writing the World: Translation as the Writer’s Metaphor” talk at NIT Trichy’s Translation Training Programme titled ‘Text and Context in Translation’ in virtual mode in collaboration with National Translation Mission, Mysuru and Tamil Nadu Textbook & Educational Services Corporation.

July 14: Discussion on Naa Aleya Ubbaravaade, Kannada translation of I Have Become the Tide, Navakarnataka Publications, Pusthakapreethi, Monthly Book Chat, Basavanagudi Bookshop, Bangalore. Speakers include Professor Ravikumar Bagi, translator N. Gayathri and Githa Hariharan. Moderator H.G. Jayalaxmi.

July 10: Book Release – Naa Aleya Ubbaravaade, Kannada translation of I Have Become the Tide, Navakarnataka Publications, Samakaleena Vedike and Hitaishini Mahila Adhyayana Kendra, Bangalore. Speakers include Professor Rajendra Chenni, writer Saraswathi, translator N. Gayathri, Githa Hariharan, and B. R. Manjunath of the Samakaleena Samajika Samskritha Vedhike. Presided by the Editor of Hosathu, Siddagowda Patil.

Events 2021

December

December 24: PARIDRISHYA: Crucial Discourses 2021-2022 organised by Editorial Committee TISS HRM & LR . Live Discussion on December 24 2021 at 7 PM.

November

November 19: The Poetic Voice with writers Shashi Deshpande and Githa Hariharan. ‘Dialogue, Discussion, Debate’ an online public event of the Creative Writing Programme presented by CW studio. 6.00 pm IST

November 1: Githa Hariharan: The Writer in Search of Citizenship. Virtual Event. Centre for Human Rights and Arts. Talk Series. Bard College. Moderated by Elmira Bayrasli November 1, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT 9:30 pm IST

August

August 14: The Man with a Story and a Song | BIC Streams in Collaboration with ICF. The Life and Times of Girish Karnad with Arshia Sattar, Padmavati Rao, Ramakant G Joshi, Raghu Karnad, Srinath Perur and Githa Hariharan. at 6:30 pm

June

June 25: Galp Lok. Book Marked. A discussion on Githa Hariharan’s ‘I Have Become the Tide’ Online event. Discussants: Ritu Menon, Ranjit Hoskote and Sudhanva Deshpande. Moderated by Antara Chakrabarty. Premiered on Friday, 25 June 2021 at 1 pm IST

March

March 6: Book Discussion: Harsh Mander’s Locking Down the Poor: The Pandemic and India’s Moral Centre with discussants: Vinay Lal, Hilal Ahmed, Neera Chandhoke, the publisher Ravi Singh, the author Harsh Mander and moderator Githa Hariharan at 12 noon.

February

February 13: Meet the Author: Githa Hariharan at the Shoolini Literature Festival, organized by Shoolini University moderator Manju Jaidk. Between 11:45 am to 12:30 pm IST.

Events 2020

November

November 25: Virtual Guest Lecture Series, organized by the Amity Institute of English Studies and Research, Amity University Kolkata. Between 4 to 5 pm IST.

September

September 1: Commencement Lecture Online “Finding our Voices: The Multiple Narratives of a University Education” at Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH). O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). From 9:30 am to 10 am.

June

June 4: Special Online Lecture. Department Of English, Midnapore College(Autonomous), Midnapore, West Bengal. Streamed live.

February

February 18: The Raza Foundation in collaboration with India International Centre: Art Matters-LXVII; A discussion on The Writer and her World- Krishna Sobti by Vasudha Dalmia, Anuradha Kapur, and Githa Hariharan. Seminar Halls 2 & 3, Kamladevi Complex, India International Centre, New Delhi at 06:15 pm.

February 1: “I Have Become the Tide”, Launch of Malayalam translation of the novel, and conversation with Johny M L, NS Madhavan will launch the book at Mathrubhumi’s 3rd edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL’20) in Kanakakunnu Palace, Thiruvananthapuram, 4 pm.

February 1: “CONVERSATION: Postcolonial Distractions: From Africa to the Caribbean to the Indian Subcontinent, what are the postcolonial influences in contemporary writing?” In conversation with Peter Kimani, Susheila Nasta, and Priya K Nair at Mathrubhumi’s 3rd edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL’20) in Kanakakunnu Palace, Thiruvananthapuram, 1 pm

Book launch: Malayalam translation of I Have Become the Tide at Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL’20) in Kanakakunnu Palace, Thiruvananthapuram on Feb 1′ 2020. Translated by Johny M L. Book launched by N S Madhavan.

January

January 24: “I Have Become the Tide: Githa Hariharan in conversation with Supriya Chaudhuri” at Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), Son-et-Lumiere, Victoria Memorial Hall, 5:30 pm.

January 23: “Vision 2020-Being Woman: Priya Ramani, Githa Hariharan, and Anuradha Kapoor on the roadmap for women in a new decade” at Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), Son-et-Lumiere, Victoria Memorial Hall, 1 pm