Kolkata Literary Meet 2013

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12 Noon Kolkata Literary Meet Inauguration Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay and Amitav Ghosh declare KaLaM 2013 open  
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12.45pm Aa Mori Bangla Bhasha Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Belal Chowdhury, Samaresh Majumdar and Nasreen Jahan discuss the future of language and literature, epaar and opaar. In conversation with Sankarlal Bhattacharya
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2.15pm Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Session Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on Bengali, her intellectual roots in Kolkata, and Sunil Gangopadhyay’s legacy. In conversation with Chinmoy Guha  
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3.20pm Narir Lekha aar Dekha Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay  
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4.25pm Partition, Liberation and Transition Musharraf Ali Farooqi talks about the historic upheavals and subtle shifts that accompany the birth of a nation. In conversation with Sayan Bhattacharya  
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5.30pm Boi Chitro: Bangla Sahitye Chhobir Bhumika Narayan Debnath, Chandi Lahiri, Debashis Deb and Tridib Chatterjee discuss the magic world of comics and how political cartoons hold a mirror to our times  
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6.35pm Pico Iyer’s Journeys Pico Iyer in conversation with Sandip Roy
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7.40pm Midnight Magic Nilanjana S. Roy and Rahul Bose discuss the challenge of transferring the magic realism of Midnight’s Children from page to reel