UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA (SPAIN): SEMINAR ON INDIAN LITERATURE, 13 June 2006

Here is the programme of the seminar: "LA MORADA DE LA PAZ: CONVERSACIONES
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
2006.

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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).

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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.

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PROGRAMME:

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"La morada de la paz: conversaciones entre India y Europa"

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Organised by the Department of English and German Studies, University of
Córdoba

13 June 2006

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MORNING:

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
Indian Eyes"

10.30 Break

11.00 Christopher Rollason: "Manju Kapur: Chronicles of Indian Womanhood"

11.30 Manju Kapur: "An Indian Writer talks about her Work"

12:00 Break

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
Tradition"

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EVENING:

Palacio de Orive

19.00 Antonia Navarro Tejero: "La literatura india: un acercamiento entre
mujeres"

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

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