The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Nader Fekri


Dr. Nader Fekri is a Visiting Professor of Politics at the University of Mumbai and is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the American School of Bombay. He was born in Iran, but as a child moved to the UK, which has been his home for fifty years. He has worked as a TV journalist, a Justice of the Peace, a Mayor, but primarily as an academic. He has taught Politics in universities in the UK and across Europe, and is currently researching a book tentatively titled, “India in the Western Imagination – The Self and the Other”.


Launch of An Extreme Love Of Coffee followed by Cafe Culture

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

The relationship between coffee and literature. 

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Fitting In

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

The outsider as insider.

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  • A C Grayling


    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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  • George Jose


    George is Associate Dean of the Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts (JDSoLA) and Associate Professor, NMIMS deemed University, Mumbai. He has held full-time positions for more than two…

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  • Hari Krishnan

    USA / Canada

    Hari is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. His research areas include colonialism, post-colonialism and Indian dance, Bharatanatyam in…

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  • Jonathan Gil Harris


    Jonathan is a Delhi-based scholar, teacher and director of Shakespeare. Author of the best-selling ‘The First Firangis: Remarkable Stories of Heroes, Healers, Charlatans, Courtesans and Other Foreigners Who Became…

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