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Series of Indian Literature: "Llegim l'Índia"

Ciclo de literatura india:

Libraries of Barcelona, in collaboration with Casa Asia, organises this series of Indian literature which takes us to get to know different aspects of the country through different authors with the help of three specialists from the subcontinent. We will go on a tour from the literature that portrays the colonial and post-colonial India to the literature that has gone to Bollywood cinema, going past the great poet Tagore and the literature of contemporary authors.

Programme

6th of October at 7pm
To get to know India through literature: Salman Rushdie
Sameer Rawal, literary translator and poet
Guinardó - Mercè Rodoreda Library (c/ Camèlies, 76-80)

13th of October at 7.30pm
The sociocultural network of post colonial India: Vikram Seth
Sameer Rawal, literary translator and poet
Les Corts - Miquel Llongueras Library (c/ Riera Blanca, 1-3)

19th of October at 7pm
To be a woman inside and outside India: Anita Nair and Jhumpa Lahiri
Deepti Golani, economist and intercultural mediator
Sant Antoni - Joan Oliver Library (c/ Comte Borrell, 44-46)

21st of October at 7pm
Ideas and feelings under colonial India: Rabindranath Tagore
Deepti Golani, economist and intercultural mediator
Vapor Vell Library (Ptge. Vapor Vell, s⁄n)

24th of October at 7pm
Novels about Bollywood: reality or fiction? Shobhaa Dé and Shashi Tharoor
Sheri Ahmed, expert in Bollywood cinema
Ignasi Iglésias Library - Can Fabra (c/ Segre, 24-32)

27th of October at 7pm
India, between tradition and modernity: Samina Ali
Sheri Ahmed, sociologist
Joan Miró Library (Parc Joan Miró ⁄ Vilamarí, 61)

Date
2011/10/06 > 2011/10/27
Timetable
6th of October at 7pm; 13th of October at 7.30pm; 19th, 21st, 24th and 27th of October at 7pm
Venue
Guinardó - Mercè Rodoreda Library
c/ Camèlies, 76-80
Barcelona

Les Corts - Miquel Llongueras Library
c/ Riera Blanca, 1-3
Barcelona

Sant Antoni - Joan Oliver Library
c/ Comte Borrell, 44-46
Barcelona

Vapor Vell Library
Ptge. Vapor Vell, s⁄n
Barcelona

Ignasi Iglésias - Can Fabra Library
c/ Segre, 24-32
Barcelona

Joan Miró Library
Parc Joan Miró ⁄ Vilamarí, 61
Barcelona
Ticket
Free admission
Organiser
Libraries of Barcelona, in collaboration with Casa Asia

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