Events

PRESERVING WISDOM | Using Digital Technology to Rescue Ancient Texts

Preserving Wisdom – Using Digital Technology to Rescue Ancient Texts Dr. David Katz Sacred manuscripts from India’s great spiritual heritage are being lost due to changing climate, indifference, and a lack of awareness. Conscious of the urgent need to preserve this timeless knowledge, the non-profit organisation Muktabodha Indological Research Institute (MIRI) has been identifying endangered Sanskrit manuscripts and preserving them through digitisation. These digitised texts are then freely disseminated to seekers and scholars around the world.   Come and hear ... Read More »

POETRY READING | For A World Without Walls

In solidarity with the ‘World Poetry Movement’, 523 poetry readings have been ratified in 115 nations in February 2019 to stand together for a world free of all discriminations.   The Mumbai Chapter of the same has been conceived by Bina Sarkar Ellias (Editor/Publisher/Poet/Curator, International Gallerie) and will feature several poets including Anjali Purohit, Anju Makhija, Ashwani Kumar, Jane Bhandari, Linda Ashok, Mustansir Dalvi, Prabodh Parikh, Rochelle Potkar, Sanjeev Khandekar, Smeetha Bhowmik, Smita Sahay, Suhit Kelkar, and Vinita Agarwal.   ... Read More »

MY FRANCOPHONIE – LE CORBUSIER

MY FRANCOPHONIE LE CORBUSIER Join us for the fifth session of My francophonie – a series of workshops that will give you a taste of different aspects of francophone cultures! For this session, we will focus on Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, renowned as Le Corbusier, who was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Read More »

PLAY READING | ELLE EST LA

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the sixth set of readings, we will focus on Nathalie Sarraute’s play Elle est là. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts Read More »