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Friday, 07th August, 2020

Manjushree Thapa

Manjushree Thapa

Manjushree Thapa is the author of ten books of fiction, non-fiction and literary translation. Her latest novel is All of Us in Our Own Lives, set in the cynical, moneyed world of international aid in Nepal. She has recently translated Indra Bahadur Rai’s classic Darjeeling novel, There’s a Carnival Today, into English. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, the London Review of Books, Newsweek and the Globe and Mail.

Session

THE ABSENCE OF JUSTICE

John Ralston Saul in conversation with Manjushree Thapa

The asymmetrical power structures across cultures and continents have only been further reinforced in the times of the pandemic, as individual and societal conflicts deepen by the day. Here political philosopher and public intellectual John Ralston Saul speaks of the need to address these imbalances, through dialogue and negotiation, reconciliation and restitution.