Events, Workshops and More

Jodogyan Maths Workshop (via Chintan Girish Modi )

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Book Reading with Soumya Bhattacharya

Tranquebar Press and The Madras Book Club invite you to a reading from If I Could Tell You, the latest novel from the acclaimed writer, Soumya Bhattacharya on Monday, July 5, 6.30pm at Taj Connemara, Chennai.

The writer, Tishani Doshi, will be in conversation with the author.

RSVP: Sumathi: +91 44 2891501
Amrita Talwar: [email protected]

More information here.


The Internet, Culture, and Society – Looking at Past, Present, and Future Worldwide

It is now well known that with 4.5 billion mobile phone owners in the world and increased Internet penetration, global cultures and communities have experienced shifts in their economic, political, and social well-being due to the digital revolution. As a scholar and consultant who works worldwide, Prof Ramesh Srinivasan will illustrate how new media technologies have been used creatively to enable political movements in Kyrgyzstan, literacy and educational reform in India, and economic development across the developing world. In addition to this, he will discuss some of digital culture’s biggest challenges, including considering how the Web can start to empower different types of cultural perspectives and knowledges. The talk will be live streamed.

Date: Friday, July 9, 2010
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore

Find more information about this event here.


A Mathematical Odyssey from Lewis Carroll to Stanislaw Lem (via Chintan Girish Modi )

In anticipation of Complicite’s production of the play A Disappearing Number in August, PEN@Prithvi presents:
A Mathematical Odyssey from Lewis Carroll to Stanislaw Lem

Readings that will look at, explore and engage with the presence of mathematics in world literature.

Date: 10 July, 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 6.30 pm
Place: Prithvi House, 1st Floor (Opp. Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, Juhu)

Entry is Free, All are welcome.


Workshop on Creative Writing by British Council, Kolkata

This workshop is designed for people who write for fun or seriously and want to see whether they have it in them to be creative writers. The first part of the workshop will be about freeing and developing the imagination through exercises and experiments. The second part will focus on developing simple skills and techniques. Participants need not have had prior experience in writing, but an interest in stories and storytelling will help. The workshop is entirely practical: expect to write lots!

For further information about the registration process, call (+91) 98300-74073 or (+91 33) 40074329 or write to [email protected]

Date : 17th-18th July
Venue: Hotel Hindusthan International, Kolkata

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