Jaipur Literature Festival to celebrate its 17th edition
The 17th edition of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival is scheduled to take place from 01-05 February 2024 at the Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The upcoming edition of the Festival celebrates how ‘Stories Unite Us,’ exploring the transformative power of literature, how it reflects society, and brings us together. Jaipur Literature Festival remains committed to its core values: to serve as a democratic, non-aligned platform that ensures inclusivity and freedom of speech through diverse conversations across four venues, and with over 300 speakers.
First list of speakers include: Anand Neelakantan, Angela Saini, Anuradha Sarma Pujari, B. Jeyamohan, Ben Macintyre, B.N. Goswamy, Brian Catlos, Catherine Ann Jones, Claire Wright, Colin Thubron, Debra Diamond, Devika Rege, Jeff Goodell, Jerry Brotton, Kalpana Raina, Mary Beard, Mridula Garg, Nancy Silberkleit, Nilanjana Roy, Patrick Radden Keefe, Raj Kamal Jha, R.A. Mashelkar, Siddarth Shrikanth, S. Muralidhar, Tom Holland.
The Jaipur Literature Festival runs a successful Volunteer Programme that forms the backbone of its operations while offering young enthusiasts an unmatched enriching experience, enabling them to see first-hand what goes into making and managing a Festival of this scale. A 250-strong team of dedicated volunteers work across the Festival’s 25 departments. Volunteer registrations are open till October 31, 2023. The Festival will also include its B2B arm, Jaipur BookMark (JBM), now in its 10th edition.