Shwetha Srikanthan

Editor • Writer • Podcaster

Shwetha Srikanthan is an assistant editor at Himal Southasian, a regional magazine of politics and culture. She writes the monthly Southasia Review of Books newsletter and hosts the Southasia Review of Books podcast for Himal. She is currently based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Sunday 12 May

Beyond the Veil: Narrating the South Asian City

Panel Discussion

How have literary depictions of South Asian cities captured the unique cultures, languages and social fabric of this region? In this conversation, writers from diverse backgrounds and literary traditions will explore the significance of the literary city across the South Asian region and its impact on our cultural and political understanding. This session has been planned in collaboration with Himal Southasian.

Join us in person at IIHS or online on Zoom here.