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Urvashi Butalia co-founded Kali for Women in 1984 and in 2003, Zubaan. With over 35 years of experience in feminist and independent publishing, she has a formidable reputation in the industry in India and abroad. She also has a long involvement in the women’s movement in India, and is a well-known writer, both in academia and in the literary world. She has several works to her credit, key among which is her path-breaking study of Partition, The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India which won the Oral History Book Association Award and the Nikkei Asia Award for Culture. She has also taught publishing for over 20 years and is on the advisory boards of a number of national and international organisations. She has received many awards, among which are the Pandora award for women’s publishing, the French Chevalier des Artes et des Lettres, the Nikkei Asia Award for Culture and the Padma Shree, the highest civilian honour awarded by the Indian government." http://zubaanbooks.com/ The talk will be moderated by Claudia Kramatscheck - a Berlin based literary critic, culture journalist and curatour with focus on India and Maghreb.
Where: Buchladen zur schwankenden Weltkugel Kastanienallee 85, 10435 Berlin Date: 2.10.2014 Time: 8pm Free entrance