Mary Therese Kurkalang has worked in the art, culture, publishing and social sector since 1995. She has worked for Bethany Society, Action for Ability Development and Inclusion, Full Circle Publishing, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Random House Publishers, ProHelvetia Swiss Arts Council and the German Book Office/Frankfurt Book Fair. In 2012, she set up Khublei, independent consultancy that has managed, curated and produced over 40 projects. She is on the advisory boards of several initiatives, including Brahmaputra Literature Festival Assam, Majha House Amritsar, Salt Arts Karachi, NESFAS International Terra Madre Festival Shillong and Wheels for Life New Delhi. She was the Festival Director of Cultures of Peace: Festival of the North East from 2012 to 2015.
Mary Therese Kurkalang
Festival Directors’ Roundtable
25th January, Friday 11:15AM - 1:40PM JBM Pavilion
Ahdaf Soueif, Ajit Baral, Ajit Pradhan, Anant Vijay, Anvita Pradhan, Cherilyn Parsons, David McWilliams, Emmanuel Delloye, Geoffrey Taylor, Isabelle Delloye, Jane McCredie, Janhavi Prasada, Jayapriya Vasudevan, Juergen Boos, Marieke Hardy, Mary Therese Kurkalang, Meenakshi Alimchandani, Mita Kapur, Oliver Møystad, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pariksith Singh, Paul McVeigh, Pravin Sharma, Preeti Gill, Namita Devidayal, Namita Gokhale, Neelesh Misra, Nirupama Kotru, Sabin Iqbal, Sian Smyth, Smita Parikh, Vincent Montagne, Vikas Singh and Will Dawson, hosted by Sanjoy K. Roy