Event Schedule – January 11 -13 , 2019

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Friday, 11-January-2019


Inauguration by Jayanta Mahapatra

4pm: The Mahatma and Netaji:

Sugata Bose examines the relationship between two of India’s tallest icons. In conversation with Jatindra Nayak

5pm: Acting the text:

Waheeda Rehman walks down memory lane to recall her iconic literary roles. In conversation with Geeta Gopalakrishnan

5.45pm: Love in the time of Tinder:

Ravinder Singh on the timelesss charm of the love story in a world of millennials. In conversation with Sukanya Das

XIMB Auditorium:
6.30pm: My Grandmother’s Tweets:

Geeta Gopalakrishnan on the timeless wisdom of Avvaiyar. Odishi performance by Jhelum Paranjape. The author will be in conversation Debashis Mitra

7.30pm: Comedy Hour:

Standup Abijit Ganguly

Saturday, 12-January-2019

11.00am: Stories from the Seven Sisters:

Mitra Phukan, Prajwal Parajuly and Nabina Das on stories from the northeast. (Release of Odia translation of Parajuly’s Gurkha’s Daughter)

11.50: Gandhi in Odisha:

SN Sahu, Jatindra Nayak, Sangram Jena and Dash Benhur on Gandhi’s footsteps through the state. In conversation with Gourahari Das

12.40pm: Bonding children with books:

Ruskin Bond on the books that bonded him to reading and why it is important. In conversation with Bikram Grewal. Interaction with school girl author Anantinee Mishra

2.15 pm: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films Movie Matinee
2.30pm: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Film Session: The Changing Screen:

The past and future of cinema and entertainment: Jayant Kripalani and Hussain Haidry on riding the tidal waves of entertainment for three decades. In conversation with Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

3.30pm: Licensed to thrill:

Fact and fantasy as tools for thrillers. Vineet Bajpai and Kishwar Desai in conversation with Pratiti Ganatra

4.30pm: The Author and the City:

Chandrahas Choudhury on his novels and the presence of Mumbai in them. In conversation with Sampad Patnaik

5.30pm: Jallianwala Bagh a century later:

Kishwar Desai, Pritish Acharya, Nivedita Mohanty discuss the tragic baisakhi a century and Amko Simko in Odisha. In conversation with CP Nanda

6.30pm: Poetry at moonrise:

Hussain Haidry, Jayant Kripalani, Nabina Das and Sucheta Mishra read their works

Sunday, 13-January-2019

11am: The Adhaar Effect:

Charles Assisi and NS Ramnath explore the logistics as well as the impact of the identity card exercise in India. In conversation with Debashish Panigrahi

11.50am: The State of Birds:

Bikram Grewal, Avinash Khemka and Panchami Ukil on the avian life of Odisha and the need to conserve the delicate biodiversity

2.15pm: Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films Movie Matinee
2.30pm: Fakir Mohan Senapati-A century later:

Abhiram Biswal and Paramita Satpathy in conversation with Gourahari Das

3.30pm: The Steel Frame and the Steel Nib:

Anita Agnihotri Rajesh Patil discuss how bureaucracy has influenced their writing. In conversation with Panchami Ukil

4.20pm: Have Literature and Journalism Parted Ways?:

Ruskin Bond and Soumya Ranjan Patnaik in conversation with Sukanya Das

5.10pm: The Twice Born:

Aatish Taseer on his voyage through the Eternal City in quest of Sanskrit. In conversation with Malavika Banerjee

Becoming Odia:

Ileana Citaristi and Nicholas James and Monica Nayyar Patnaik on the state’s unique culture and its influence on outsiders. In conversation with Anant Mahapatra

7.15pm: Tere Ishq Mein:

Rekha Bhardwaj performs her much-loved melodies

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