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Celebrating Tagore -On the Occasion of his 150th Birthday- Friday, 1 July 2011
Friday, 1 July 2011
SAI Library, Heinrich Zimmer Reading Room


09:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Colloquium: “Celebrating Tagore”

09:30 a.m.  Hans Harder (SAI Heidelberg): Introductory Remarks
09:45 a.m.  Barnita Bagchi (IDSK Kolkata / Utrecht University): “Rabindranath and Utopia: Some Considerations”
10:30 a.m.  Rahul Peter Das (MLU Halle-Wittenberg): “My Golden Bengal, I Love You”
11:15 a.m.  Tea and Coffee break
11:30 a.m.  Tanika Sarkar (JNU Delhi): “Love, Nation and the World in Tagore’s Writings: Rabindranath as a Rebel in his Times and Ours”
12:15 a.m.  Alokeranjan Dasgupta (SAI Heidelberg): “Why Magnifying the Magnificent: Tagore’s Poetry”

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Tagore’s Poems Globally Translated
Multilingual Reading Session of the Dept. of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Music Performance
Rita Bandyopadhyay (Cologne):
“Rabindra-Sangit: Performance of Songs Composed in Germany”
Introduced by Alokeranjan Dasgupta (SAI Heidelberg)

Beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Summer Party of the SAI
28 Jun 2011
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