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Speakers

Writer & Filmmaker
Author & Independent Researcher

Date & Time

Wednesday Wed, 9 Nov 2022

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Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bangalore, Karnataka 560071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

These two talks by Gautam Pemmaraju and Akshaya Mukul will explore two important anti-colonial figures associated with radical and progressive politics, who went on to become influential thinkers shaping the intellectual, literary and political realms of modern independent India.

Speakers

Gautam Pemmaraju

Writer & Filmmaker

Gautam Pemmaraju is a Mumbai based writer, researcher & filmmaker, working in the areas of history, literature and art. He has a special interest in early 20th century anti-colonial figures & colonial intelligence history.

Akshaya Mukul

Author & Independent Researcher
Akshaya Mukul is an independent researcher and author. He is the author of Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India which won all the non-fiction book prizes. Mukul is a recipient of the Homi Bhabha, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund and New India Foundation fellowships. He has contributed to Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st Century, edited by Rukmini Bhaya Nair and Peter Ronald deSouza, and A Functioning Democracy?: Essays for Ramachandra Guha, edited by Srinath Raghvan and Nandini Sundar.