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Tanja Jadnanansing

Tanja Jadnanansing
Tanja Jadnanansing

(Surinam, 1967) is an MP for the Dutch socialist party. She used to work as a project manager for the NOS (public broadcasting station) and as a presenter and programme maker for MTNL (Multicultural Television Nederland) and OHM (Dutch Hindu channel). She studied law at the Free University in Amsterdam. In 2002 she received the diversity prize of the city of Amsterdam for her radio programme highlighting the positive aspects of the multicultural society. In 2003 she was recipient of the prize awarded by the public at the Hollandse Nieuwe writers' festival.

(WIN 2013)

Archive available for: Tanja Jadnanansing

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Fouad Laroui

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch-Morrocan writer Fouad Laroui cherished as long as he lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. He discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Herman Koch

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch writer Herman Koch cherished as long as he lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. He discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: P.F. Thomése

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch writer P.F. Thomése cherished as long as he lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. He discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Kira Wuck

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch poet Kira Wuck cherished as long as she lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. She discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Marjolijn van Heemstra

    Which texts from world literature has Marjolijn van Heemskerk, a Dutch writer and theatre maker, cherished as long as she lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. She discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Aminatta Forna

    Which texts from world literature has writer Aminatta Forna cherished as long as she lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. She discusses the text with the audience. In English.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Anne Provoost

    Which texts from world literature has writer Anne Provoost from Belgium cherished as long as she lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. She discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Theo van den Boogaard

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch graphic novelist Theo van den Boogaard cherished as long as he lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. He discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Winternachten 2014 – SATURDAY NIGHT UNLIMITED

    The Text of my Life: Connie Palmen

    Which texts from world literature has Dutch writer Connie Palmen cherished as long as she lives? This most beautiful or most inspiring text can be a poem, an excerpt from a novel or a song-text. She discusses the text with the audience. In Dutch.

  • Writers Series

    Jhumpa Lahiri meets Tanja Jadnanansing

    With: Jhumpa Lahiri, Tanja Jadnanansing

    Jhumpa Lahiri (Engeland, 1967) was born in London as a daughter of Indian immigrants from West-Bengali. She grew up in the USA. Migration and uprootedness are main themes in het work, like in the internationally acclaimed novel (made into a movie) The Namesake, and now her new novel The Lowland. In Writers Unlimited The Series she is interviewed by the member of parliament and former journalist Tanja Jadnanansing. 

    Centrale Bibliotheek, Studio B (first floor) Spui 68, Den Haag

  • Winternachten 2005 – WINTERNACHT 2

    Surinam and love

    Writer Joanna Werners leads her audience into her novel Schaamteloze warmte (Shameless warmth), about the love felt between white and black women. The Surinam poet Roland Julen describes his unattainable dream. Clark Accord, who is known for his novel De Koningin van Paramaribo (The Queen of Paramaribo), treats the audience to a premiere of a fragment of his long-awaited new historical novel Tussen Apoera en Oreala (Between Apoera and Oreala). In a provocative way he brings to life an unknown Surinam/Indian lovestory. Three Surinam writers in discussion with Tanja Jadnanansing.

    Dutch spoken

  • Winternachten 2005 – WINTERNACHT 2

    Empty handed I went to sleep. A new sound from the Antilles.

    'The first worthy follower to Frank Martinus Arion's Dubbelspel ' (Double play), wrote Michiel van Kempen in his review of the exciting debut novel of Erich Zielinski from Curaçao. De Engelenbron (The Angel well) takes place in the colorful, extravagant, hotblooded Caribbean atmosphere of Otrabanda. He will perform with Walter Palm, one of the most important, modern Antillean poets. Zielinski writes poems in Papiamentu, Dutch and English, with an extremely precise use of words and rich in imagery. He will read amongst others from his collection of poems Empty handed I went to sleep and woke up with a poem. The discussion which follows is chaired by Tanja Jadnanansing.
    Dutch spoken

  • Winternachten 2004 – Claiming Artistic Freedom

    Hivos: Sint Maarten: dichter/uitgever vs kolonisator