IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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25/02/2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Dr. Jagdish Kaur will read from her book Arunachal Pradesh : Rediscovering Hinduism in the Himalayas. Dr 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.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
28/01/2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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

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.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
31/12/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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.Rachel’s story is woven around love,longing,recipes and the Jewish heritage in India.


Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
26/11/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Dr. Tarannum Riyaz will read from her book Barf-Aashnaa Parindey.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
29/10/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
24/09/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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
27/08/2015
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library.

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. Das’s 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.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
24/07/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 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, New Delhi
25/06/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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, New Delhi
28/05/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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, New Delhi
23/04/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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, New Delhi
26/03/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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, New Delhi
26/02/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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, New Delhi
22/01/2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

Ms. Sumedha V. Ojha will talk about her book Urnabhih.


Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
18/12/2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

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, New Delhi
27/11/2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

Ms. Neeraja Phatak will talk about her novel “The Untold Story of Seeta – her journey through fields, palaces and forests”. This is her debut novel. Since 1992 Neeraja has been working on children’s rights issues. Children’s Protection & Participation Rights are her forte.


Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
25/09/2014
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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..

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
28/08/2014
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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.

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Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st floor, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
24/07/2014
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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
26/06/2014
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
IGNCA Book Circle - Reference Library

Civil servant-turned-writer Raghav Chandra will talk about how the tiger’s 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
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