BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

27 June 2022, 10:30 am
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Programme Type
Discussions
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

Battles of Telecom
By A.K. Bhargava (Rumour Books India; 2022)

Chair: Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Former Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Law and Justice; Ministry of Communications; and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology 

Moderator: Shri Rajat Mukherjee, Director General, Broadband India Forum

Discussants: Shri T.K. Arun, Senior journalist; Shri Prashant Singhal, Global TMT emerging market leader E & Y; Justice Shri Navin Chawla, Judge, Delhi High Court; Justice Shri Shiva Kirti Singh, former Judge, Supreme Court of India’ and Shri A.K. Bhargava, former Member TDSAT and Telecom Commissioner and author of the book

 

Teen Partein

28 May 2022, 03:00 pm
Teen Partein
Programme Type
Discussions
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

PHYSICAL PROGRAMME

Launch of Maharaja Krishna Rasgotra’s new collection of poems, followed by a discussion

Discussants: Amb. M.K. Rasgotra, former Foreign Secretary of India and author of the book; Prof. J.S. Rajput, former Director, NCERT and writer; Shri Hemendra Mishra, Chief Content Creator, Hindustan; and Shri Mahesh C. Sharma, former Librarian, MEA and Librarian, Indian Council of World Affairs

 

Chair: Amb. Shyam Saran, Life Trustee IIC and former Foreign Secretary of India

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

14 May 2022, 06:30 pm
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Programme Type
Talks
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

POSTPONE

PHYSICAL PROGRAMME

Adoor Gopalakrishnan: A Lifetime in Cinema

A conversation with the well-known filmmaker, Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Release of the book India-Japan @70: Building Beyond the Bilateral

29 April 2022, 06:00 pm
Release of the book India-Japan @70: Building Beyond the Bilateral
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

PHYSICAL / HYBRID PROGRAMME

Release of the book India-Japan @70: Building Beyond the Bilateral
Edited by Srabani Roychoudhury, Sahana Thankachan and Parul Bakshi
 
Chief Guest: H.E. Mr. Satoshi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to India
Guest of Honour: Prof. Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Chair: Shri Shyam Saran, former Foreign Secretary and Life Trustee, IIC
Welcome Address: Mr. Koji Sato, Director General, The Japan Foundation
Special Remarks: Amb. Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, former Ambassador to Japan
Remarks: Prof. Srabani RoyChoudhury, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Vote of Thanks: Dr. Sudhakar Vaddi, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
 
As India and Japan celebrate 70 years of cultural and civilizational bedrock of their diplomatic relations, this volume delineates the past to the present, and offers a vision for the future. Commemorating the traditional areas of cooperation, it redefines the contours and components of bilateralism, and it offers a glimpse of existing and emerging areas of cooperation, enabling them to “Build Beyond the Bilateral”

This programme will be conducted in hybrid mode. 

 

FITNESS FOREVER

27 April 2022, 06:00 pm
FITNESS FOREVER
Programme Type
Talks
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

PHYSICAL PROGRAMME

A Dancer Never Gets Old
Lecture-demonstration by Saswati Sen, well-known Kathak dancer and Guru, Secretary, Kalashram School of Dance & Performing Arts

Moderator: Dr. Anu Jindal

One of senior most classical dancers today, Saswati Sen will share from her vast experience to enlighten how dance is therapeutic both for the dancer and the viewer. For a dancer – the physique, the stance, the posture, the breathing techniques which is akin to yogic pranayama, accompanied with music, the rhythm of time, the expressiveness through abhinay, all help to develop the dancer’s identity and leads towards spirituality. Dance improves muscular strength and aids in increased coordination and mobility, and the experience of dance helps with emotional and cognitive fitness.

The series of talks “Fitness Forever” focuses on making good health and building a strong immunity to be disease free, an integral part of our lifestyle.

ART MATTERS

21 April 2022, 06:30 pm
ART MATTERS
Programme Type
Talks
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

PHYSICAL PROGRAMME

Bindu: Space and Time in Raza’s Vision
Discussion on the book written by Geeti Sen

Panelists: Prof. Ashis Nandy, political psychologist, social theorist, and critic; Shri Akhilesh, well-known artist, curator, and writer; and Dr. Geeti Sen, cultural historian, art critic, and author of the book
Chair: Shri Ashok Vajpeyi

(Collaboration: The Raza Foundation)

IIC DIAMOND JUBILEE DISCUSSIONS ON PANDEMIC AND CLIMATE CHANGE

07 April 2022, 06:30 pm
IIC DIAMOND JUBILEE DISCUSSIONS ON PANDEMIC AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Programme Type
Discussions
Venue
Seminar Rooms III, Kamaladevi Complex, IIC

PHYSICAL PROGRAMME

Pandemic Prevention and Preparedness: An Ecological and Public Health Response

Panelists: Dr. Suneela Garg, Director, Professor and Head, Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Hospitals; Shri Pranay Lal, biochemist and artist who works in public health and environment; and author of Invisible Empire: The Natural History of Viruses; and Prof. Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain, Scientist, National Science Chair and author of the book Decoding the Pandemic

Chair: Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India