The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Weekend Pass

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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’

The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival returns for another packed two days of talks, ideas and music, as a taster of the world’s largest literary event which takes place in the Indian city of Jaipur every January.

This ticket gives you access to the full weekend of events on Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 June.

For fuller details of the programme click here.The programme is subject to change.

Single day tickets are also available for Saturday and Sunday

Please note that access to sessions is strictly subject to venue capacity.

Weekend Programme

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

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

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.

15.00 – 16.00 Mughal Courtyard

Mallika Victoria: Empress of India

Miles Taylor and Shrabani Basu in conversation with Vayu Naidu

16.15 – 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

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

Sunday 16 June

10.00  Registration opens

10.30 - 11.00 Piazza Pavilion

Morning Music – Amit Kaur Lohia

11.15 – 12.15 Durbar Theatre

The Dance of Democracy

Navin Chawla, Mukulika Banerjee, Meghnad Desai in conversation with John Elliott

11.15 – 12.15 Piazza Pavilion

Guru Nanak: Traveller, Poet and Philosopher

Navtej Sarna in conversation with Amrit Kaur Lohia

11.15 – 12.15 Mughal Courtyard

Intersectionalities: Class, Caste, Race and the Mysteries of Desire

Angela Saini, Kenan Malik, Madhavi Menon and Meena Kandasamy in conversation with Somnath Batabyal

12.30 – 13.30 Durbar Theatre

From Hieroglyphs to Emojis

Irving Finkel, David Levy and Michael Erdman in conversation with Pragya Tiwari, introduced by Namita Gokhale

12.30 – 13.30 Piazza Pavilion

Writing London

Ben Judah in conversation with Marie Brenner

12.30 – 13.30 Mughal Courtyard

In Pursuit of Empire: Treasures from the Toor Collection of Sikh Art

13.45 – 14.45 Durbar Theatre

The City and the Nation State

Ken Livingstone, Rana Dasgupta and Mukulika Banerjee in conversation

13.45 – 14.45 Piazza Pavilion

Islamic Arts: Multiple Histories, Multiple Expressions

Sussan Babaie and Zulfikar Hirji in conversation with William Dalrymple

13.45 – 14.45  Mughal Courtyard

What Is Not Said: Celebrating the Short Story

Ashok Ferrey, Chris Power, Namita Gokhale and Navtej Sarna in conversation with Paul McVeigh

15.00 – 16.00 Durbar Theatre

The Creativity Code: AI and the Arts

Marcus du Sautoy introduced by Angela Saini.

15.00 – 16.00 Piazza Pavilion

The Billionaires: Looking at the Indian Elite

James Crabtree and Mukulika Banerjee in conversation with Vidya Ram

15.00 – 16.00 Mughal Courtyard

India, Empire and the First World War

Santanu Das and Shrabani Basu in conversation with Yasmin Khan

Santanu Das's India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs

16.15 – 17.15 Durbar Theatre

#Tharoorisms

Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Vidya Ram

16.15 – 17.15 Piazza Pavilion

Spring of Blood: Remembering Jallianwala Bagh

Navdeep Suri and Justin Rowlatt in conversation with Alex von Tunzelmann

16.15 – 17.15 Mughal Courtyard

The Yoga Sutra

Ranju Roy and Dave Charlton in conversation with Tara Fraser

17.30 – 18.30 Durbar Theatre

Healing: Bollywood and Beyond:

Manisha Koirala and Nasreen Munni Kabir in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy

17.30 – 18.30 Piazza Pavilion

Footloose: The Travel Session

Carlo Pizzati, Christina Lamb, Monisha Rajesh and Pico Iyer in conversation William Dalrymple

Details

Name: The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Weekend Pass
Where: British Library St Pancras
When: -
Price: Full Price: £35.00
Senior 60+: £32.00
Student: £25.00
Registered Unemployed: £25.00
Under 18: £25.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk