ENTRE INDIA Y EUROPA",
("THE ABODE OF PEACE: CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND EUROPE"),
to be held in Córdoba, under the auspices of the University, on 13 June
The seminar, organised by Dr Antonia Navarro Tejero,
will include the participation of the writers Sunny Singh
and Manju Kapur, as well as of the Ambassador of India
(also my own).
My own contribution will take the form of a general introduction to the
work of Manju Kapur
(morning session), and (evening session) readings of extracts from her
novels, in the
excellent Spanish translations of Dora Sales Salvador.
"La morada de la paz: conversaciones entre India y Europa"
Organised by the Department of English and German Studies, University of
13 June 2006
Aula Magna, Facultad Filosofía y Letras, UCO
9.00 Official opening session
9.30 H.E. the Ambassador of India, Suryakanthi Tripathi: "Crying for
Kurukshetra: the Predicament of a Woman"
10.00 Majid Padar, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of India: "Spain through
11.00 Christopher Rollason: "Manju Kapur: Chronicles of Indian Womanhood"
11.30 Manju Kapur: "An Indian Writer talks about her Work"
12.30 Eva González de Lucas, Cervantes Institute, New Delhi:
"Teaching Spanish Literature in India: minding the gap!"
13.00 Sunny Singh: "Saints and Warriors: Women and Power in the Indian
Palacio de Orive
19.00 Antonia Navarro Tejero: "La literatura india: un acercamiento entre
19.30 Reading – Suryakanthi Tripathi, read by Majid Padar
20.00 Manju Kapur, read by Christopher Rollason
20.30 Sunny Singh, read by Eva González de Lucas
21.00 Official closing session