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1st AEEII Webinar Series

Spain-India Conversations
December 2020 – March 2021

Webinar 1: Literature

Manjula Padmanabhan and Prayaag Akbar in Conversation with Antonia Navarro-Tejero and Jorge Diego Sánchez about the Dystopian World

Manjula Padmanabhan (b. 1953) is an author, playwright, artist and cartoonist. She grew up in Europe and South Asia, returning to India as a teenager. Her plays include Lights Out and The Mating Game Show. Her play Harvest won the first ever Onassis Award for Theatre in 1997, in Greece. She writes a weekly column and draws a weekly comic strip in Chennai's Business Line. Her books include Unprincess!, Getting There and The Island of Lost Girls. She lives in the United States, with a home in New Delhi.

Prayaag Akbar (b. 1982) is the author of Leila, which won the Crossword Jury Prize and the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award. The novel was turned into a series on Netflix. His essays and journalism have appeared in leading publications across the world. He is a Visiting Senior Fellow of Krea University.


Zoom | 11/12/2020 (17:00 CET/UTC+1)

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Webinar 2 [January]

Webinar 3 [February]

Webinar 4 [March]