Event

ILS Presents India at 70: Language Barriers, Language Futures

14 March 2017
English PEN Literary Salon, London Book Fair
11.30am - 12.30pm
Visitor / Exhibitor pass

India has 22 official languages and many hundreds of mother tongues. What lies ahead for this most multilingual of nations? Can linguistic diversity support greater freedom of expression and a richer literary culture? Join the writer and activist Bidisha, translator and editor Arunava Sinha and poet and translator Mohan Rana for this lively debate celebrating India at 70.

Part of London Book Fair 2017. Sponsored by the International Literature Showcase, Arts Council England, British Council and Writers' Centre Norwich.