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2017
  • 27th April 2017 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.   This month, Dr. Deoprakash Sharma will read from his book Art of Sindhu Saraswati Civilization. Dr. D. P. Sharma is an Archaeologist, Museologist and Art Historian .At present he is visiting Professor in Amity University Noida and also Academic Fellow of ICHR, New Delhi.  Venue: IGNCA Lecture Room,11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.    Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.    Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 23rd March 2017 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Shri Akhilesh Aryendu will read from his book Ved mein Matrabhumi ki Vandana.      अखिलेश आर्येदु एक परिचय :  वैदिक वांग्मय के अध्येता अनुसंधानक साहित्यकार पत्रकार के रूप में धार्मिक आध्यात्मिक सांस्कृतिक साहित्यिक एवं वैज्ञानिक विषयों के विवेचनकता वेद में मातृभूमि की वंदना अथर्ववेद के पृथ्वी सूक्त पर आधारित पुस्तक में भूमि सूक्त के गुढतम गहनतम विज्ञान परक धर्म परक और दर्शन परक भावों का विश्लेषण जिसमें सूत्र रूप में अनेक विषयों समस्याओं समाधानों धर्मों अध्येताओं गुणों पदार्थों तत्वों सर्जनाओं स्थापनाओं ज्ञानों और कलाओं का उद्घाटन विस्तृत व्याख्या में वसुधैव कुटुंबकम की संपूर्ण दृष्टि का समावेश किया गया है |     Venue: IGNCA Lecture Room,11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi     Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. 
    Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 23rd February 2017 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Ms. Pratibha Jyoti will read from her book Acid Wali Ladki. Ms. Jyoti has done her graduation from St. Columbus College, Hazaribagh and PG. Diploma in Mass Media from Jamia Millia Islamia. For the last 16 years, she is in the field of Journalism.  At present, she is the editor of Womenia magazine. Venue: IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 26th January 2017 IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.  Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.    Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920 Due to National Holiday on 26th January, 2017, Book Reading session has been cancelled.

2016
  • 24th November 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Prof. Gobind Prasad will read from his third Kavya Sangraha Vartmaan Ki Dhool published by Kitab Ghar. He is teaching Modern Hindi Poetry in the Department of Central Hindi Languages at Jawaharlal Nehru University. In 2008 he was also visiting Professor at Sofia University, Bulgaria.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.   Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 27th October 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This Month Dr. Alka Pandey and Dr. Aditi Anand read from book Indian Modernity: The Aesthetics of Brij Mohan Anand. The book primarily deals with the life and beliefs of the artists illustrator and socialist Shri Brij Mohan AnandVenue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.   Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 22nd September 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.  This month, Shri Nirmal Kumar will read from his book Vyas-Vishnu-Rupaye. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.   Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 11th August 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Due to Rakshabandhan and Janmashtami Holidays on 3rd and 4th Thursday respectively, Book circle is being held on 2nd Thursday i.e. 11th August, 2016.  Dr. Suchita Malik will read from her book Women Extraordinaire.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi   Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.   Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 28th July 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Oma sharma is a noted Hindi writer. He has published six books that include two collections of short stories, namely 'Bhavishyadrista' (भविष्यदृष्टा) and 'Karobaar' (कारोबार). Besides, he is widely known in India for translating the autobiography of Stefan Zweig 'The world of yesterday' in Hindi titled 'Vo Gujra Zamaana' (वो गुजरा जमाना). Adab Se Muthbhed, (अदब से मुठभेड़) his book by way of literary encounters with Legends like Rajendra yadav, Mannoo Bhandari, Priyamvad, Shiv murti and M F Husain has been hugely appreciated for its critical probing. He has just published his travel diaries titled 'Antaryatrayen :Via Vienna' ( अन्तरयात्राएं: वाया वियना ) which records a long, never before attempted kind of essay about Stefan Zweig, Vienna and the cultural aspect of Austria.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.  Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 23rd June 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Mr. Ashwini Bhatnagar will read from his book The High Bouncing Lover. Ashwini Bhatnagar is an experienced journalist and currently Editor in Chief of Writeconnectindia.com which promotes leisure reading habits through a digital platform. The High Bouncing Lover is his fourth book and his first novel. Another novel Where the Light Enters will be released in July. It is being published by a Singapore based publisher. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. 
    Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920

  • 26th May 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.  This month, Dr.Ganga Prasad Vimal will read from the Book Manushkhor.    Dr.Vimal worked as Professor at Centre of Indian Languages. He received many awards and honors in many countries for literature and culture. Presently Dr.Vimal is working as Chief Literary Advisor for Argalaa Magazine.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 28th April 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Shri Dinesh Khanna, Associate Professor will read from the book Abhinay Chintan. This book explains the theory of Stanislavski, Grotowski and Aarto. Shri Khanna has been teaching in National School of Drama for last 20 years. He is Writer, Director and teaching plays in Bulgaria, Romania, Sri Lanka, Australia and China. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 31st March 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Ms. Sukrita Paul Kumar will read from her book of poems Dream Catcher.    The poems in this volume come from her sojourn in China, her contact with the snowy winter of Minnesota, the experience of the city forest of Jahanpanah and other imaginary terrains triggered off from the real stories of Tsunami devastation etc...or sieved from her memory of some odd dream-like reality. Sukrita Paul Kumar, born in Kenya, lives currently in Delhi, writing poetry and teaching literature. An Honorary Fellow of the prestigious International Writing Programme, University of Iowa (USA), Cambridge Seminars and a former Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, she was also an invited poet in residence at Hong Kong Baptist University, China. Honorary faculty at the Durrell Centre at Corfu (Greece) and a recipient of many international fellowships and residencies, she has published several collections of poems in English that include Dream Catcher, Without Margins, Apurna, Folds of Silence and Oscillations. A number of Sukrita's poems have emerged from her experience of working with homeless people, Tsunami victims and street children.

     Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 25th February 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Dr. Jagdish Kaur will read from her book Arunachal Pradesh : Rediscovering Hinduism in the HimalayasDr Jagdish Kaur is a medical professional and public health expert. She is working with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India for the last more than twenty five years in various capacities. She has extensive experience in health policies and programmes of the Government.    Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 28th January 2016 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Prof Susan Visvanathan will read from her book The Children of Nature: The Life and Legacy of Ramana Maharshi. The book addresses the question of devotion and community life with respect to Ramanasramam in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. It seeks to understand mysticism, transcendence and detachment within a historical perspective, looking at narratives from a feminist perspective.     Prof Susan Visvanathan teaches Sociology at Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, Delhi. She is the author of The Christians of Kerala, and also a well known writer of literary fiction. Susan Visvanathan was Fellow at NMML, Delhi and at IIAS, Shimla and MSH, Paris She was SASNET Fellow at Lund University and Charles Wallace Fellow at Belfast. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

2015
  • 31st December 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This Month Esther David will read from her book Book of Rachel. Esther David is an Indian author who lives in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Her novels are based on the Jewish experience in India. She weaves her stories around the Bene Israel Jewish community of India. Esther David has received the Sahitya Akademi award for 2010 for English Literature from the Government of India. The novel is about the old who have been left behind in India by families, which immigrated to Israel. She deals with the pervading sense of isolation, by trying out an ancient recipe every day.Rachelís story is woven around love,longing,recipes and the Jewish heritage in India.  Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 26th November 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Dr. Tarannum Riyaz will read from her book Barf-Aashnaa Parindey.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m

  • 29th October 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, due to Dussehra holiday on 22nd October, Book Reading Session will held on fifth Thursday of October, 2015.

Prof. H.S. Shivprakash will read from his latest publication Everyday Yogi (Harper Collins,New Delhi 2014). He is a Professor, Theatre and Performance Studies, JNU, New Delhi .He is author of 9 books of poems, 15 plays and 3 critical works in Kannada. Widely discussed his plays have been performed and translated into several Indian languages and into English, French, Italian, Spanish and German.  Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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  • 24th September 2015: IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Prabhu Ghate will read from his book By Thumb, Hoof and Wheel :Travels in the Global South. Prabhu Ghate is an independent researcher and journalist interested in issues of rural development and microfinance. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 27th August 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.  This month, Nitoo Das will read from her book titled Boki (Virtual Artists Collective, Chicago, 2008). Nitoo Das is a birder, caricaturist and poet. Her first collection of poetry, Boki, was published in 2008. Dasís PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University dealt with constructions of the Assamese Identity under the British. Das teaches literature at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001     Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 23rd July 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Under the Outreach initiative the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every month.  This month Prof. Sheoraj Singh Bechain will read from his autobiography Mera Bachpan Mere Kandhon par which is remarkable writing published by Vani Prakashan. Prof Sheoraj is teaching in Hindi Department of Delhi University.He has been awarded Sahitya Bhushan, Uttar Pradesh,Hindi Sansthan Lucknow .Prof. Kalicharan from Hindi Department of Lucknow University will moderate the Session.    Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001    Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 25th June 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Under the Outreach initiative the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every month. This month, Ms. Anuradha Marwah, Associate Professor in the Department of English at Zakir Husain Delhi College, Delhi University will present three novels The Higher Education of Geetika Mehendiratta (1993), Idol Love (1999), and Dirty Picture (2007) and three plays Margins (first performed in 2008), A Pipe Dream in Delhi (first performed in 2009, published in 2012) and Sarkari Feminism (first performed in 2010) - all of which have women protagonists. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001.  Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m

  • 28th May 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Under the Outreach initiative the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every month. This month The One -Eyed Chick and other stories (a book on life in Odisha) By Basanth Kumar Satpathy, edited by Bikram K Das & Sumanyu Satpathy. Sumanyu Satpathy will read from the book The One Eyed Chick and other Stories, This will be followed by a discussion on the book or the subject. Professor Sumanyu Satpathy is Head of Department of English, University of Delhi, India, besides teaching, researching and publishing, has also been involved in several administrative and decision-making bodies. He has taught in tribal areas in India at the tertiary level in various universities and colleges in India and abroad Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001. Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 23rd April 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library - Sung in a sensual style by Ms. Rekha Surya, one of the few practitioners of the Lucknow Gharana of North Indian music, She has kept alive traditional ghazal-gayaki and preserved the legacy of her legendary guru Begum Akhtar by propagating this art at prestigious concert and lecture venues in India and abroad. Having also honed her skills under tutelage of another legend, Girija Devi of Benaras gharana, she has combined both styles of singing into an individualistic style. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001    Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 26th March 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Dr. Alka Tyagi would read from both the collections, Whispers at the Ganga Ghat and from Amaltas.  Dr. Alka Tyagi is Associate Professor in English Dept. at Dyal Singh (eve) College, University of Delhi. She has a doctoral degree on the subject, Inter-semiotic Transformations: A Study of the Poetry of Two Medieval Saints, Akka Mahadevi and Andal from School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi. Her English poetry collection, Whispers at the Ganga Ghat (2014) has been published by Mark Media, New Delhi. Two collections of her Hindi poems called Sun Ri Sakhi (2009) and Amaltas (2014) have been published by Surya Prakashan Mandir,Bikaner and Ka- Kala,Sampada evam Vaichariki respectively . Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001   Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 26th February 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library - Under the Outreach initiative the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every month from 4:00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.  Tagore and the Feminine : A Journey through Translations (Sage Publications 2015) Readings by Malashri Lal, writer and academic Dramatization and singing by Averee Chauray, Theatre, and Film personality.     Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001   Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 22nd January 2015 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Ms. Sumedha V. Ojha will talk about her book Urnabhih. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001 Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

2014
  • 18th December, 2014 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Ms. Anu Singh Choudhary will talk about "Neela Scarf", a collection of short stories. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001 Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 27th November 2014 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Ms. Neeraja Phatak will talk about her novel ďThe Untold Story of Seeta - her journey through fields, palaces and forestsĒ.  This is her debut novel. Since 1992 Neeraja has been working on childrenís rights issues. Childrenís Protection & Participation Rights are her forte.  Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, N Delhi- 110001 Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • 25th September 2014 IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.  Prof Makarand Paranjape will read from his book  'Body offering'  which is his first novel .Prof Paranjape teaches English at Jawaharlal Nehru University..   Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001   Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 28th August 2014 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.   This month we will have the participation of young writers form CBSE schools. These young writers are Tanessa Pri-Reflection (a book on poetry) and Sahil Bansal-Inkspire (an art magazine).   Exciting works of fiction, non-fiction and those of academic interest will be showcased through readings, panel discussions and informal conversations. The aim is to tap into the rich intellectual wealth of Delhi and the IGNCA, and bridge the divide between the reader and writer in the wonderful setting of the IGNCA Library. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001     Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 24th July 2014 - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. Exciting works of fiction, non-fiction and those of academic interest will be showcased through readings, panel discussions and informal conversations. The aim is to tap into the rich intellectual wealth of Delhi and the IGNCA, and bridge the divide between the reader and writer in the wonderful setting on the IGNCA Library. 

    Panelists: Ms Aruna Chakravarti (Academic, Translator, Creative Writer) Ms Reba Som (Academic, Writer) A discussion on Ms Chakraverti's translations of Sunil Gangopadhyay's work First Light and Those Days with a focus on the Bengal Renaissance as it emerges in the novels. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001. Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 26th June 2014 - IGNCA Book Circle - Reference Library. Civil servant-turned-writer Raghav Chandra will talk about how the tigerís fight for survival inspired his just-launched novel Scent of a Game.  Exciting works of fiction, non-fiction and those of academic interest will be showcased through readings, panel discussions and informal conversations. The aim is to tap into the rich intellectual wealth of Delhi and the IGNCA, and bridge the divide between the reader and writer in the wonderful setting on the IGNCA Library.  Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001   Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 22 May 2014  - IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library: IGNCA pays tribute to legendary writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez under the Outreach initiative the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every Month from 4:30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Exciting works of fiction, non-fiction and those of academic interest will be showcased through readings, panel discussions and informal conversations. The aim is to tap into the rich intellectual wealth of Delhi and the IGNCA, and bridge the divide between the reader and writer in the wonderful setting on the IGNCA Library. The panelists include: Prabhat Ranjan, Academic, Writer, Mr Carlos Varona, Director, Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi. Thursday, Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, 110001   Time: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

  • 24th April 2014 - IGNCA book circle : A Chughtai Quartet : Obsession : The wild one, Wild Pigeons: The heart break free By Ismat Chughtai translated by Tahira Naqvi. Venue: IGNCA Reference Library, first floor,11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi 110001 Time: 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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