Events & News

17 November 2016 

fazlur-rahman-book-launch-17-nov-2016-iicBook launch of Dr Fazlur Rahman’s memoir. (L-R) Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, Harmala Gupta, CanSupport, High Commissioner of Bangladesh and Dr Fazlur Rahman

14 November 2016 

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(L-R) Carolyn Reidy, Simon & Schuster Inc, Jaya Bhattacharji Rose and Rahul Srivastava, MD, S&S India.

The Simon & Schuster India inaugural list was announced at a reception in New Delhi.

3 August 2016 

(L-R) Namita Gokhale, Malashri Lal and Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, 3 August 2016

(L-R) Namita Gokhale, Malashri Lal and Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, 3 August 2016

Sahitya Akademi and Yatra Books organised a panel discussion on “Reading India, Translating Bharat” in New Delhi. The panelists were Namita Gokhale, Malashri Lal, Rakhshanda Jalil, Aruni Kashyap and I. The opening address was given by Gitanjali Chatterjee, Sahitya Akademi and introductions by Neeta Gupta, Yatra Books.

Here is a recording of the event. I begin to speak 50 mins into the recording.

 

 

10 April 2015

Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, Episode 85, Kitaabnama, 10 April 2015

Kitaabnama: Books and Beyond – Ep #85: A Clutch of Indian Masterpieces, an interview with David Davidar

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 March 2015

Kitaabnama-70-Jaya-Bhattacharji-Rose-300x225Kitaabnama: Books and Beyond – Ep #70: Children and Young Adult Literature in India

I am in conversation with Anushka Ravishankar, Duckbill Books and Manisha Chaudhury, Pratham Books about children’s and Young Adult literature in India. Kitaabnama is a weekly programme on national television, Doordarshan.

Conceived by writer and literary activist Namita Gokhale, the programme will have a participatory and inclusive format and showcase the multilingual diversity of Indian Literature. Addressing literary issues of contemporary through dialogue and conversation, Kitaabnama features books, readings and encounters with writers from the spheres of Hindi, English and various Indian languages, as well as guest appearances from International names and voices.

12 February 2015 

Globalocal, 12 February 2015, New DelhiParticipated in Globalocal organised by German Book Office, New Delhi. Globalocal, 12 February 2015 (2), New Delhi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 January 2015

10450879_10152569208101867_1474050119737484199_nParticipated in the Children Literacy Forum, organised by Scholastic India at Hotel Imperial, New Delhi to launch their reading report.

 

 

 

 

 

Kitaabnama 60, Jaya Bhattacharji Rose5 December 2014

Kitaabnama: Books and Beyond – Ep #60: State of publishing in India

 

I was interviewed, along with Ravi Singh, Speaking Tiger Books by Jasleen Vohra. Kitaabnama is a weekly programme on national television, Doordarshan.

Conceived by writer and literary activist Namita Gokhale, the programme will have a participatory and inclusive format and showcase the multilingual diversity of Indian Literature. Addressing literary issues of contemporary through dialogue and conversation, Kitaabnama features books, readings and encounters with writers from the spheres of Hindi, English and various Indian languages, as well as guest appearances from International names and voices.

26 Nov 2014 I was interviewed by Radio France on the global publishing landscape. Here is a link to the interview: http://www.franceculture.fr/emission-culturesmonde-les-chemins-du-roman-le-monde-dans-un-miroir-34-les-tetes-de-pont-de-l-editio