Hay Festival Dhaka: Reflections from Calcutta

Monday, December 1, 2014
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Writing the Self, Reading the Soul – and Listening to the Heart [DHAKA – CALCUTTA] by SB Veda ‘Home is in the company I keep,’ remarked Maria Chowdhuri,…

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Durga Puja Inc. and ‘The Company Puja’

Friday, October 3, 2014
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“The socially significant Barowari Pujas, which were established so the public dare not depend on the benevolence of the wealthy have devolved into mere corporate events, the community,…

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Ghosts of Calcutta: A Retrospective

Monday, July 28, 2014
old calcutta

“His back turned to me as he yanked a glass window pane shut, I watched his sense of loss manifesting as fluid, uncontained by his apparitional reflection sliding…

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