Christian Wolmar: Railways and the Raj

History

Christian Wolmar: Railways and the Raj

Sun 18 Nov

Christian Wolmar examines the chequered role the railways have played in Indian history and the creation of today's modern state.

Chetna Makan: Flavours of India

Food

Chetna Makan: Flavours of India

Sun 18 Nov

The author of The Cardamom Trail and Chai, Chaat & Chutney talks about the history of Indian herbs and spices, and the incredible food she discovered while travelling around India.

Mukulika Banerjee & Salil Tripathi: A Great Democracy?

Politics

Mukulika Banerjee & Salil Tripathi: A Great Democracy?

Sun 18 Nov

India is the largest democracy in the world with more than 800 million people eligible to vote out of a population of 1.3 billion but how successful is it?

Nick Hennessey:

Workshop

Nick Hennessey: "Open Mouth, Story Jump Out!" Storytelling for Beginners

Sun 18 Nov

Ever wondered what it would be like to tell a traditional story? Ever wished you had a story to tell? Then this workshop is for you - a complete beginners's introduction to storytelling.

Vaseem Khan: Fictional India

Fiction

Vaseem Khan: Fictional India

Sun 18 Nov

Vaseem Khan is the author of the Baby Ganesh Detective Agency novels - a series of crime novels set in India.

Amit Chaudhuri in conversation with Mukulika Banerjee

Literature

Amit Chaudhuri in conversation with Mukulika Banerjee

Sun 18 Nov

Amit Chaudhuri tells us about his India, his love of experimental music, as well as literary activism.

Kali - The Story of the World's Wildest Goddess

Performance

Kali - The Story of the World's Wildest Goddess

Sun 18 Nov

From demure housewife to bloodthirsty goddess, gurgling infant to elephant man, meditating sage to cosmic fire-eater, Hindu mythology illuminates a mind-blowing world of radical transformations.

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