Convener: Faisal Devji
Speakers: Shashi Tharoor, Shruti Kapila (respondent)
Shashi Tharoor served for twenty-nine years at the United Nations, rising to the post of Under-Secretary-General. He has also been Minister of State for External Affairs in India, is presently a Congress MP. The author of sixteen previous books, Tharoor has won numerous literary awards, including a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. His Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India was a Sunday Times bestseller and was named as a Financial Times book of the year.
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