“LITERARY ACTIVIST” Namita Gokhale in conversation with Miguel Larrañaga

Tuesday 20 September 2016, 12.30pm • Venue: Campus de Santa Cruz la Real–IE University, Sala Capitular


This is India Year in Spain, celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Writer and publisher Namita Gokhale is the co-founder and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival and of ‘Mountain Echoes’: A Bhutan Literature Festival. She is the author of 13 books of fiction and non fiction, among them Paro: Dreams of Passion, her debut novel, The Book of Shiva and her soon to be released novel Things to Leave Behing. A literary activist she also passionately promotes Indian’s language literatures worldwide. She talks to Miguel Larrañaga, humanities professor and vice rector of IE University.