Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 London Edition at The British Library

The festival presents a unique showcase of South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate.

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The prestigious British Library in London is making its outdoor facilities available this week-end (14-16, June 2019) to host the Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) and its dazzling array of participants from all over the world.

Join AKF for a vibrant weekend of debate and discussion featuring writers, poets, historians, journalists and more. We’re proud to be participating in and sponsoring four great talks:

The Islamic Enlightenment: Faith and Reason – 11:15am on 15 June in the Piazza Pavillion

Christopher de Bellaigue in conversation with William Dalrymple

The Elephant and the Dragon – 3pm on 15 June in the Piazza Pavilion

Vasuki Shastry, Steve Tsang, Ellen Barry and Lijia Zhang in conversation with Salil Tripathi

The Dance of Democracy – 11.15am on 16 June in the Durbar Theatre

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

Islamic Arts: Multiple Histories, Multiple Expressions – 4.15pm on 16 June in the Durbar Theatre

Zulfikar Hirji, Sussan Babaie, Vivek Gupta and Venetia Porter in conversation with William Dalrymple.

Learn more details about all 4 talks at the source:

https://www.akf.org.uk/blog/akfatjlfbl2019/

 

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Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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