The Queers Have Landed: A Discussion on ‘Queeristan’ 19th October 2020 7.30 pm

“The Queers Have Landed: A Discussion on ‘Queeristan’” https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88137252813 Parmesh Shahani, Dhamini Ratnam and Arvind Narrain in conversation with Alok Hisarwala. Barely a month and a half way away from the 2nd Anniversary of Navtej (the Indian queer rights decision), we bring you an exciting panel reflecting back and also forward, onto the queer movement.…

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Taran Khan, at 6 Assagao, Audiophile and the Dogears Bookstore | Feb 17th, 19th and 21st, 2020

Taran N Khan is a journalist and writer who grew up in Aligarh and is currently based in Mumbai. Her work has appeared in publications in India and abroad. She has been traveling to and writing from Kabul since 2006,   where she works closely with Afghan filmmakers and media professionals. She will talk about…

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The Price You Pay : Book Discussion |6 Assagao, 8th April 2019, 7.30 pm

The plot twists and turns like the teeming bazaars of Old Delhi, spinning from the betting houses of Chandni Chowk to the smooth tarmac of Lutyen’s imagination. Inside the dark underbelly of an emerging superpower’s capital city, the mirage of opulence and corruption is brutally exposed and the collusion that festers at its very heart.

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Book Launch | Hineni by Shivranjana Rathore | 3rd February, 6.30 pm at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, Merces

Hineni is Hebrew for ‘here I am’ and is the title of the recently published book by writer Shivranjana Rathore. The book is the coming of age story of a survivor of emotionally abusive parenting, narrated in an amalgamation of verse and prose.

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In Conversation | Deepa Narayan with Albertina Almeida | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 21st Jan, 2019

Deepa Narayan is the author of the groundbreaking book, Chup: Breaking The Silence About India’s Women based on over 600 interviews with metro women, men and children. It is the first behavioral analyses of educated women and men in cities. Her moniker is Cultural Detective.

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Reading and discussion | 13 years by Ramchandra Singh|August 13th 2018, 7.30 pm,6 Assagao

A singular record of recent history and of individual witness, Singh’s prison diary, newly expanded, appears in English for the first time. Offering unprecedented intimacy with the everyday life of the imprisoned everyman, Singh challenges us to look without flinching and question our assumptions about crime and punishment.

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Book Launch and Reading : Fair-Weather Brother|July 14th at The Village Studio, Parra|7-9 pm|

The Novel follows Charlie trip where he has to leave Goa in the offseason (June) and go for a few months to Nubra Valley (Himalayas) to make some money. As Charlie leaves Goa with his brother James (who’s trying other options and has an interview for a job on the cruise liner in Bombay). Their plan is to reach Bombay in the morning where James will go for his interview and then the same day, they have to catch a train to Jammu & Kashmir. But life as we know never goes according to our plans, the same happens in the novel.

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Book Discussion and Signing | The Dogears Book Shop, Margao | June 21st 6-7 pm

He will present the main topic of his book, and take questions. There will also be a book signing for those who might be interested.

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An evening of poetry, dance and conversation with Tishani Doshi|Nov 4th, 7-10 pm | The Cube Gallery

Tishani will release the book with a powerful performance encompassing a reading of her poems as well as an experimental dance act. This will be followed by an informal talk by the accomplished and versatile author about her unique practice. Performed at The Cube, amidst the current show SHE, a celebration of the female creative spirit, Tishani’s performance will infuse the space with added depth and meaning.

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Book Release | Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016: 9 Photographers

India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with People Tree invites you to the Book Release of Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016: 9 Photographers -Edited by Sanjay Kak. Kaushik Ramaswamy, photojournalist and printmaker, will be in conversation with Sanjay Kak and photographers Dar Yasin and Syed Shahriyar.

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