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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

9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Colloquium: “Celebrating Tagore”

9:30 a.m.
Hans Harder (SAI Heidelberg)
Introductory Remarks

9:45 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
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