Posts Tagged ‘1980s’

22
Feb

Keynote Address at Punjabi University Patiala

   Posted by: aman    in Other

Prof. Rajesh Sharma invited me to give the keynote address at the Department of English Seminar at the Punjabi University Patiala. I was nervous. I knew what I wanted to say but I did not know how the talk would be received. To my delight and surprise Punjab welcomed me with open arms.

I emphasized on the need for Punjab – all Punjabis beyond lines of religious, caste and gender divisions – to engage with the decade of 1980s and recount what has happened to us.

Please read the Punjabi coverage in the Tribune here.

Please read the English coverage in the Tribune by scrolling down this page.

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14
Jan

Age of Anguish

   Posted by: aman    in Other

How does one write about the 80s in India? That decade when everything crumbled. For years I have struggled with writing about it. Sudeep does it, here is the review of Avenue of Kings.

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