William DalrympleWilliam Dalrymple is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as a prominent broadcaster and critic. His books have won numerous awards and prizes, including the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award, the Hemingway, the Kapuściński and the Wolfson Prizes.  He is also one of the co-founders and co-directors of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival.  Some of his famous books include City of Djinns – A year in Delhi, The Age of Kali, White Mughals, Nine Lives – In search of the sacred modern India.  In 2012 he was appointed a Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in the Humanities at Princeton University. In the Spring of 2015, he was appointed the OP Jindal Distinguished Lecturer at Brown University.

Books

In Xanadu

City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

The Age of Kali

White Mughals

Begums, Thugs & White Mughals – The Journals of Fanny Parkes

The Last Mughal, The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India.

Return of a King – The Battle for Afghanistan

The Writer’s Eye

Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

Sessions

Future of travel writing in the world of virtual tours 2 Feb, ….

Preview of Dalrymple’s book on the East India Company 2 Feb, …