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Date(s) - 07/02/2018 - 10/02/2018
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Alliance française du Bengale

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KOLKATA LITERARY FESTIVAL
FRENCH FOCUS

OPEN FOR ALL

07 February 2018 – 10 February 2018

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Wednesday 7th of February

6.30pm-7.30pm

Inauguration of the Indo-French Bookstore Bingsha Shatabdi
In the presence of the French writers
Bingsha Shatabdi Bookstore, 75/C Park Street

7.30pm-9.00pm

Welcome party to the writers’ delegation, followed by a cocktail
A Special Apeejay Oxford Book Store pop-up bookstore
Alliance française du Bengale, Park Mansion, roof top

To know more about the writers, please click here.

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Thursday 8th of February

1.00pm-2.00pm

KLF official inauguration of the literature festival of the Kolkata Book Fair.
In the presence of all the French writers, Talk by Sabine Wespieser (French publisher)
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

2.00pm-2.45pm

KLF Session « Cross cultural Influences of Contemporary Literature:
In a globalized world how deep are the influences of one country’s literature on another? »

Abhijnan Roychowdhury, Philippe Forest,Christian Garcin,Val McDermid, Chinmoy Guha, Urvashi Butalia moderated by Anjum Katyal
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

4.30pm-5.15pm

KLF Session « The Right to be Heard: The voices of different communities coming alive through literature »
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Sudeep Chakravarti, Sanjoy Hazarika, Tara Winch,
Makenzy Orcel, Shumona Sinha moderated by Sujoy Bhattacharyya
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

6.30pm-7.30pm

KLF Session « Noises of the world »
Annie Terrier, Christian Garcin, Makenzy Orcel, Jenny Brown, moderated by Gerard Meudal
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

6.30pm-8.00pm

A Cultural dialogue between Katia Légeret and Amita Dutta on « The dance of Shiva »
Indian Council for Cultural Relation, 9A, Ho Chi minh Sarani

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Friday 9th of February

2.00pm-5.00pm

Encounter at Kolkata University, organized by Prof. Chinmoy Guha
With the entire French delegation led by Annie Terrier
Kolkata University

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Saturday 10th of February

1.30pm-2.15pm

KLF Session « New Authors and New Audiences: The narratives of lit generation next »
Sudeep Nagarkar, Debashish Irengbam, Anuj Tiwari, Christian Garcin in conversation with
Esha Chatterjee
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

2.30pm-3.15pm

KLF Session «Translation is Literature: How translation is emerging as a stand alone literary genre»
Arunava Sinha, Poonam Saxena, Shumona Sinha, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Gerard Meudal,
moderated by Somrita Ganguly
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

3.30pm-4.15pm

KLF Session « Revisiting the Classics: Subverting stereotypes to recast fiction »
Maya Jasano, Preti Taneja, Sabine Wespieser in conversation with Sujata Sen
Kolkata Book Fair Main Auditorium

5.30pm-8.00pm

Closing event « History, journey and literature »
With Christian Garcin, Jean-Claude Perrier, Sébastien Ortiz, Shumona Sinha, Makenzy Orcel and Arghya Bose; moderator Gérard Meudal and Kanchana Mukhopadhyay.
Indian Museum, Amphitheater 27, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Colootola, New Market Area