Professor Anisuzzaman (Keynote Speaker)
Professor Emeritus
University of Dhaka

Paper Title: Tagore and Bengali Muslims

Professor France Bhattacharya
Professeur Émérite des Universités, INALCO

Paper Title: Rabindranath Tagore and his French friends: early enthusiasm and late misunderstandings

Professor Kunal Chakrabarti
Centre for Historical Studies
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Paper Title: ‘History in the proper Sense of the Term’: Rabindranath Tagore on the Representations of India’s Past

Professor Supriya Chaudhuri
Professor and Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Study
Department of English
Jadavpur University

Paper Title: Not at Home: Gender, Space and Desire in Tagore

James Conlon
Music Director
Los Angeles Opera

Prof. Dr. Lars-Christian Koch
Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin
Leiter der Abteilung Musikethnologie,
Medien-Technik und Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv

Paper Title: Rabindra Sangit: The songs of Rabindranath Tagore, its cultural shaping and international encounters

Professor Martha Nussbaum (Opening Speaker)
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics
The Law School
University of Chicago

Paper Title: Tagore’s Religion of Humanity

Professor Udaya Kumar
Department of English
Arts Faculty
University of Delhi

Paper Title: Conditions of Reception: Rabindranath Tagore in Kerala

Dr. Leonard Lewisohn
Senior Lecturer
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
University of Exeter

Paper title: Rabindranath Tagore’s Syncretistic Philosophy and the Persian Sufi Tradition

Professor William Radice
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London

Paper Title: Tagore and Christianity

Dr. Yin Xi’nan
Associate Professor
Institute of South Asian Studies
Sichuan University

Paper Title: Tagore’s Multifarious Receptions in Modern Chinese Literary Circles

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