PROGRAMME: Tagore festival celebrates Bengali poet in Cairo
Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, becoming the first non-European recipient of the prestigious award. The festival will include a number of cultural activities aimed at showcasing Tagore's creative versatility through film ...
Lectures on Tagore
The Daily Star
Hemal Shringla, wife of Harsh Vardhan Shringla, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh, will speak on 'Women protagonists in Tagore's novels'. Bulbul Mahalanobish, general secretary, Rabindra Academy, Dhaka, will speak on 'Rabindranath O Bishwa ...
Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?
The Guardian (blog)
Here's a roundup of your comments and photos from last week, where we talk about discovering the sublime poetry of Rabindranath Tagore, revisiting Edna O'Brien's Country Girls and getting over our Shakespeare/Cervantes anniversary hangover.
Janusz Korczak and Holocaust education
Was his decision to have the children perform Rabindranath Tagore's play "The Post Office" -- about an Indian child with an incurable disease, who departs from the world content -- shortly before they were taken to a death camp, his way of teaching ...