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An interactive session with India’s High Commissioner to Canada and the author of Q&A/Slumdog Millionaire
October 4, 2018 at 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
|Location:||2017 Dunton Tower|
India: Questions & Answers
Mr. Swarup will talk about different dimensions of Indian politics and society seen through the prism of his novels.
Talk from 2.30 pm- 3.30 pm, followed by reception
All are welcome.
Mr. Vikas Swarup’s career in the Indian Foreign Service has spanned more than 30 years. He has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. After serving as Joint Secretary United Nations (Political), he was appointed the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs until being appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Canada.
Mr. Swarup is also the author of three novels, Q&A, which was adapted as the multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Six Suspects, and The Accidental Apprentice. His books have been translated into more than forty international languages.
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, ODFASS, ODPA