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JLF London At British Library To Run From 10-12 June

JLF London will encapsulate the spirit of the iconic festival, with its pervasive sense of inclusiveness and community.

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Teamwork Arts, producer of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival and the international editions of JLF, has announced the dates for the ninth edition of JLF London at the British Library. 

The festival will run from 10th - 12th June 2022, at the British Library to celebrate books, creativity, dialogue, diversity and varied intellectual discourse.

JLF London will encapsulate the spirit of the iconic festival, with its pervasive sense of inclusiveness and community and come again to the heart of London with a caravan of writers and thinkers, poets, balladeers and raconteurs, bringing alive South Asia’s unique multilingual literary heritage at the British Library.

The upcoming ninth edition of the JLF London will bring together some of the world's most renowned writers, thinkers, artists, and entertainers to engage in some of the most pressing issues of today that including - India@75; the Urgency of Borrowed Time (Climate Change); the 50th anniversary of the 1971 war; translation; poetry; art and music; business; history and many more.

Namita Gokhale, Sahitya Akademy recipient author and Festival Co-Director said, “JLF returns to the British Library this June to present live encounters with a range of diverse voices and perspectives that examine the changing axis of the world.  Life and literature, poetry and music, history and geopolitics, ideas and debate, in a not-to-be-missed summer weekend. “

Sanjoy K. Roy, Managing Director, Teamwork Arts said, “JLF London returns in person to the British Library, bringing together an amazing array of writers and speakers including this year’s International Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree, Ramachandra Guha and a special stand-up segment by Dr. Shashi Tharoor.”

The Jaipur Literature Festival in India is a global literary phenomenon, having hosted more than 5000 speakers and artists, and welcomed over a million book-lovers from across the globe over the past decade. JLF London at the British Library brings the universal, democratic, and inclusive core values of the Festival to the UK.


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