Recent and Upcoming Talks and Appearances

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The French edition of India Becoming was released on May 7th: L’Inde de Demain (Albin Michel). Check back for more media appearances:

Thursday May 15th, 11h45, “Quelle Inde pour demain ?” 7 milliards de voisins (radio)

Thursday May 15th, 18h20, Du Grain à moudre, France Culture (radio)

Friday May 16th, 13h30, La Marche de L’histoire,” France Inter (radio), de Jean Lebrun

Friday May 16th, 15h, l’Entretien, France 24 (radio)

May 15th or May 16th (TBD), 22h30, France TV3

Previous Events and Appearances:

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, June 25th, 2013, 5:00-6:00pm.

Fusion Partners Conference, April 24th, 2013, Beijing: Talk on “India in Transition.”

Mumbai LitLive, NCPA, November 1st, 1:30-2:30pm: Book launch, and in conversation with Gurcharan Das, Pranay Gupte, Vijay Joshi. Chair: Sanjay Jha.

Mowbrays, Park Sheraton Hotel, Chennai, November 5th, 7pm: In conversation with Mukund Padmanabhan.

Blue Frog, Mehrauli, New Delhi, November 30th, 7pm: In conversation with William Dalrymple.

Gitanjali Prize and festival, Pondicherry, December 9th.

Bangalore Literature Festival, December 9th, Jayamahal Palace, 4:15pm: “Scripting India”: In conversation with Akash Banerjee, Nandan Nilekani, Sanjeev Sanyal and Sir Mark Tully. Moderator: Pavan Varma

Jaipur Literature Festival, January 24th-28th, Diggi Palace, Jaipur.

Irrawady Literary Festival, Rangoon, February 1st-3rd, 2013

Fulbright Fellowship Program, South and Central Asian scholars meeting, Keynote address, Kochi, February 25th.

Jaipur Literature Festival, January 21st, 12:30-1:30pm
“Reckonings”: Akash Kapur in conversation with Philip Gourevitch Watch Video

Jaipur Literature Festival, January 21st, 5:15-6:15pm
“Open Road”: Samanth Subramanian, Philip Marsden, Katie Kitamura, Akash Kapur, Tim Butcher, moderated by William Dalrymple. Watch Video

The Asia Society, New York, March 15th, 6:30pm. Watch Video
Reading, and in conversation with Philip Gourevitch, Co-hosted by The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA)

The World Bank, India Club, Washington, DC, March 19th, 1:00-2:00pm
World Bank Main Complex, Room MC 9-100.
Open to the public but you need to be on a RSVP list so let me know if you’d like to attend.

The Harvard Club, New York, March 20th, 7:30pm.

Town Hall, Seattle, March 23rd, Details to come, 7:30-9:00pm

Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park, CA, March 26th, 7:00pm

World Affairs Council Young Professionals, Houston, March 27th, 7:00pm-8:45pm

World Affairs Council Presentation, University of Houston Center for South Asian Studies, March 28th, 10:00-11:15am

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, March 29th, 5:00-6:30pm.

The Colony Club, New York, April 3rd, 6:15pm.