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June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CONVERSATIONS ON SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE WITH VIKAS SWARUP, FORMER DIPLOMAT and AUTHOR OF Q&A
- Madhur Anand, Governor General’s award-winning writer and professor of ecology and environmental sciences, University of Guelph
- Reema Patel, lawyer and activist who published her first novel, Such Big Dreams, in May 2022
Wednesday, June 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
41 Quebec St., Guelph
In a career spanning more than 30 years, Swarup has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. In February 2017 he was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Canada. He returned to New Delhi in November 2019 and retired in June 2020 as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs.
Swarup is 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.
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