Avik Chanda

Avik Chanda is an author, business advisor, entrepreneur, trainer and speaker. Chanda has published two poetry collections, Jokhon Bideshe, in Bengali and Footnotes, besides a novel, Anchor. His acclaimed business book, From Command To Empathy: Using EQ in the Age of Disruption, co-authored with Suman Ghose, was featured in 2018 in Amazon India’s Best Reads, under ‘Business, Strategy and Management’. His latest book, Dara Shukoh, is a non-fictional account of Shah Jahan’s favourite son. Chanda holds degrees in economics from Kolkata’s Presidency College and the Delhi School of Economics. A global soul, Avik divides his time peripatetically between the Middle Ages and the twenty-first century.

Attending Session

January 23, 2020 ● 11:20 am
Jehangir to Dara Shukoh, the Magnificent Mughals - Parvati Sharma and Avik Chanda discuss the mighty and might-have-been in Mughal history. In conversation with Jayanta Sengupta

January 23, 2020 ● 2:45 pm
The Courtesan, The Mahatma and the Italian Brahmin - Manu Pillai talks about the hidden mosaic of characters behind emperors and invaders. In conversation with Avik Chanda