Events 2024

June 27: ‘Writing and Resistance’, Conversation with K. Satchidanandan, Kerala Sahitya Akademi Auditorium, Thrissur, 5 pm.

March 14: ‘How do you become an inscriber? Stories that take on the word and the body,’ Keynote Address, Annual Conference of the Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, Arts Faculty, Delhi University, 10 am.

February 21: ‘Making History with Literature: Women’s Texts and Contexts,’ Online Keynote Address, National Seminar on Time and Text: Indian History and Literature in Dialogue, Farook College, Kozhikode, 10 am.

January 20: ‘Beyond the Self: Reading and Writing Literature in the Real World,’ The third Satyam Jha Memorial Lecture, Jawahar Bhavan, New Delhi, 4 pm.

Events 2023

December 14: Speaker, Launch of Prabir Purkayastha’s memoir Keeping Up the Good Fight: From the Emergency to the Present Day, Press Club of India, 5:30 pm.


July 17: Introductory Remarks, Online Training Programme on Children’s Literature: Reading, Writing and Publishing, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, 10:30 am.

Events 2022

December 10: Conversation with Saeed Mirza and Nachiket Patwardhan at the launch of Mirza’s book, I Know the Psychology of Rats, IIC Annexe, New Delhi, 6 pm.

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

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 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.