The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday Pass


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A taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’

This ticket gets you access to the Saturday events. 

Saturday 15 June

10.00 Registration opens

10.30-11.00  Piazza Pavilion

Morning Music; ‘Anando Gaan' - Songs of Joy by Rabindranath Tagore

With Reba Som

11.15 – 12.15 Durbar Theatre

Thereby Hangs a Tale

Jeffrey Archer in conversation with Gyles Brandreth

11.15 – 12.15  Piazza Pavilion

Tagore and the Bengal Renaissance

Bashabi Fraser and Reba Som in conversation with Somnath Batabyal

11.15 – 12.15  Mughal Courtyard

The Islamic Enlightenment: Faith and Reason

Christopher de Bellaigue in conversation with William Dalrymple

Presented by Aga Khan Foundation

12.30 – 13.30 Durbar Theatre

Gene Machine

Venki Ramakrishnan in conversation with Roger Highfield

12:30 – 13.30 Piazza Pavilion

Eve Was Shamed: How Justice Fails Women

Avi Singh, Helena Kennedy and Sunita Toor in conversation with Bee Rowlatt

12:30 – 13.30 Mughal Courtyard

Words Are All We Have

Anjali Joseph, Lijia Zhang and Romesh Gunesekera in conversation with Catharine Morris

13.45 – 14.45 Durbar Theatre

Forgotten Masterpieces of Indian Art for East India Company

Malini Roy, Yuthika Sharma, Katherine Butler Schofield and Rosie Llewellyn-Jones in conversation with William Dalrymple

13.45 – 14.45 Piazza Pavilion

The Begum

Alex von Tunzelmann, Muneeza Shamsie, Poonam Ayub, Deepa Agarwal in conversation with Maha Khan Phillips, introduced by Namita Gokhale

13.45 – 14.45 Mughal Courtyard

Masala Shakespeare

Jonathan Gil Harris, Rachel Dwyer and Varsha Panjwani in conversation

15.00 – 16.00 Durbar Theatre

At Home in the World

Pico Iyer in conversation with Marie Brenner

Presented by Bagri Foundation

15.00 – 16.00 Piazza Pavilion

The Elephant and the Dragon

Vasuki Shastry Steve Tsang, Ellen Barry and Lijia Zhang in conversation with Salil Tripathi.

Presented by Aga Khan Foundation

15.00 – 16.00 Mughal Courtyard

Mallika Victoria: Empress of India

Miles Taylor and Shrabani Basu in conversation with Vayu Naidu16.15 – 17.15 Durbar Theatre

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Christopher de Hamel

16.15 – 17.15 Piazza Pavilion

Enchanted States: The Vision of Fairy Tales

Marina Warner in conversation

Presented by Bagri Foundation

16.15 – 17.15 Mughal Courtyard

Monsoon Ragas

Katherine Butler Schofield, introduced by Malini Roy

17.30 – 18.30 Durbar Theatre

Cricket Country

Shashi Tharoor, Prashant Kidambi and Romesh Gunesekera in conversation with Ashis Ray

17.30 – 18.30 Piazza Pavilion

Amritsar and the Patient Assassin

Anita Anand and Kim A. Wagner in conversation with Navtej Sarna

17.30 – 18.30 Mughal Courtyard

The Vanishing

Prerna Bindra, Ruth Padel and Raghu Chundawat in conversation with John Elliott


Name: The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday Pass
Where: British Library St Pancras
When: -
Price: Full Price: £25.00
Senior 60+: £22.00
Student: £14.00
Registered Unemployed: £14.00
Under 18: £14.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546