Jasmina Tešanović - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
3:30 pm
Naale Baa

The Diary of a Political Idiot

Jasmina Tesanovic with Shoma Chaudhury

Day 2
1:15 pm
Naale Baa

Women in Conflict Zones

Barkha Dutt, Jasmina Tesanovic, Paro Anand, Rashmi Saksena with Humra Quraishi

Day 2
3:30 pm
The Red Couch

Women and War

Jasmina Tesanovic and Rashmi Saksena

Bio

Jasmina Tesanovic is a Feminist and political activist (Women in Black; CodePink) and a writer, journalist, musician, translator and film director. In 1978 she promoted the first feminist conference in Eastern Europe, “Drug-ca Zena” (Belgrade). With Slavica Stojanovic she designs and creates the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans, “Feminist 94?, lasting for 10 years. She is the author of “Diary of a Political Idiot”, translated in 12 languages: a real time war diary written during the 1999 conflict in Kosovo. Since then she has been publishing her works on blogs and other media, always connected to the Internet.
One of the founders of Casa Jasmina, smart home of the future, in Turin, author of the manifesto and movement Internet of Women Things, IoWT. She writes in three languages and lives between Turin, Belgrade and Austin.