Showcasing the Writing of Amitav Ghosh and Kazi Khaleed Ashraf

A split image. Amitav Ghosh, left. Kazi Khaleed Ashraf, right.

April 14, 2023-May 1, 2023
Location: Asia Collection

This exhibit showcases the library’s collection of the creative, scholarly and critical works of two keynote speakers – renowned author Amitav Ghosh and architect Kazi K. Ashraf – at the upcoming 39th Annual Symposium of the Center for South Asian Studies. This year the symposium will examine Climate Change in South Asia and the impact globally.

The symposium opens with a talk in the Art Auditorium by Ghosh, titled after his recent critical book, The Nutmeg’s Curse. April 18th at 6:30 pm.

Ashraf’s talk titled “Who’s Afraid of Climate Change,” is based on his recent book The Great Padma. April 19th at 5:00 pm – Room 401 of Hamilton Library.

A third keynote speaker, Shumaila Hemani, will address the role of the arts and heritage in informing climate justice on April 20th at noon (HST). Her talk and the rest of the Symposium – 7 panel presentations and approximately 27 presenters from all over the world – will be online and address a wide range of climate related topics, such as bio-politics and ethics, adaptation and resilience, living with floods, and climate justice, to name a few.

All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register

View the exhibit flyer

Books by Kazi Ashraf Second display case of Books by Amitav Ghosh Books by Amitav Ghosh

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