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ILF Samanvay Translations Series 2017


18 Nov 2017 | Day 1 - ILF Children’s Saturday

11:00am

Award-winning Australian Children’s author Ken Spillman will take IHC by storm as he regales the audience in his inimitable witty style! The author of more than 35 books has come all the way from Australia to spread his brand of Spillman-isms! Celebrate Children's Day the Ken Spillman way! With the Jake series - Jake's GIGANTIC List, Jake's Cooking Craze and many more.


2:00pm- 4:00pm

Puppet Making Workshop by leading puppeteer Anurupa Roy. Age group: 6-10. Anurupa Roy has directed more than a dozen of critically acclaimed puppet theatre performances for children and adults ranging from the Ramayana and Mahabharata to Shakespearen comedy to the Humayun-nama. Write to habitatprogrammes@gmail.com for advanced registration.

7:00pm

THE LITTLE BLUE PLANET - Puppet Show about Earth & Global Warming (45 minutes) by Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust. Director: Anurupa Roy. The show has been performed more than 50 times at International theatre festivals, schools in India & abroad including 2010 Summertime at Prithvi, Mumbai, 2010 Hippocampus Storytelling festival, Chennai and Bangalore, 2010 The India Festival, 2009 Kala Ghora Festival, Mumbai, Tchir Tchayan Festival, Siberia and Russia under ICCR. Venue: Amphitheatre


10:00am-7:00pm

Exhibition in collaboration with Seagull Books
A fascinating exhibition through the book Victor Halfwit, a collectible artist’s book combining the darkly comic vision of Thomas Bernhard with the lush and beautiful collages of Indian designer Sunandini Banerjee.

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19 Nov 2017 | Day 2 - Sunday

11:30am

Paro Anand reads from her book Like Smoke: 20 Teens 20 Stories. Welcome to the battle zone of twenty young people who stand on the precipice of choices and dilemmas. Stories of courage, hope and love. Followed by Q & A. The session in Collaboration with Penguin Random House.

12:30pm

To be announced

3:00pm

Launch of novelist Vikram Kapur’s The Assassinations published by Speaking Tiger. A love story torn apart by the violence of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The author will be in conversation with journalist Hartosh Singh Bal. Venue: Amphitheatre

4:00pm

Launch of Madhulika Liddle’s Launch of Madhulika Liddle’s Woman to Woman: Stories published by Speaking Tiger. Woman to Woman is a collection of twelve short stories that span emotions from pathos and despair to hope and even humour. The author will be in conversation with Urvashi Butalia, Publisher Zubaan Books. Venue: Amphitheatre

5:00pm

Publishers panel on how to create a conducive climate for outstanding translations
Panellists: Naveen Kishore, Seagull Books; Karthika VK, Westland Publications Ltd, An Amazon Company; Sivapriya R, Juggernaut Books; Vaishali Mathur, Penguin Random House. Moderated by Arunava Sinha, translator and Books Editor at Scroll.in

6:00pm

Broadcast journalist Ravish Kumar reads from his book of micro love stories and poems, Ishq Mein Shahar Hona.

7:00pm

Releasing Bengali poet Shakti Chattopadhyay's book of poems Very Close to Pleasure, There’s a Sick Cat: And Other Poems published by Seagull Books.  Translated by Arunava Sinha.

7:30pm

Dastan Raja Vikram Ke Ishq Ki

Dastangoi by Darain Shahidi & Poonam Girdhani using the legend of Vikramaditya of Vikram Samvat and Vikram & Betal fame.
Writer-Director: Mahmood Farooqui; Producer: Anusha Rizvi



10:00am-7:00pm

Exhibition in collaboration with Seagull Books
A fascinating exhibition through the book Victor Halfwit, a collectible artist’s book combining the darkly comic vision of Thomas Bernhard with the lush and beautiful collages of Indian designer Sunandini Banerjee.

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19-Nov-2017 11:00 AM

ILF Samanvay Translations Series


Nov 18 & 1t9 Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre Two days of author readings & interactions, book launches and performances. Entry Free

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20-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

DIAF 2017. Launch of Une Vie Sans


DIAF 2017. Launch of Une Vie Sans Fin (A Life Without End) by French writer, literary critic and TV presenter, Frédéric Beigbeder. Writer Chetan Bhagat will be in conversation with the author. Collab. Delhi International Arts Festival. Venue: The Stein Auditorium

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20-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

Consumer Education Series


Consumer Education Series. The 'Ifs' and 'Buts' of Health Insurance Panellists: Sandhya Baliga, Office of the Insurance Ombudsman, New Delhi, Ravi Gupta, Regional Manager, Max Bupa, New Delhi, Faisal Khan, E-Meditek Insurance TPA. Venue: Gulmohar

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21-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: Rethinking HEALth and WELLth


FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: Rethinking HEALth and WELLth A series which brings you a refreshing breakthrough in Modern Medicine thinking; A new Mindful approach which balances the excess of today's medicine and the wisdom of the past seers, with Futuristic Medicine, using The Mind, Nutrition, and Your Genes; A Proactive, Predictive, Personalised and Participatory path to Authentic Health and Human Flourishing. Venue: Gulmohar

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22-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words


DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words Session one: First Time Writers Moderator: KP Singh. Panellists: Mayuresh Didolkar, Shuchi Kalra. Session two: Discovering Sister Nivedita Conversation with Manmohan Vaidya. Collab. Delhi International Arts Festival. Venue: Amphitheatre

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23-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words


DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words session three: Across the Vndhyas (literary & cultural history from across the vindhyas). Nandakumarji in conversation with Sandeep Balakrishnan session four: Media in 2017. Moderator: Kanchan Gupta. Panellists: Rahul Pandita, Aditya Raj Kaul, Rahul Roushan, Ratan Sharda, Hartosh Singh Bal SESSION FIVE: War Stores (From the frontline – books on war heroes) Panellists: Shiv Aroor, Gaurav Sawant, Sandeep Unnikrishnan, Nitin Gokhale Collab. Delhi International Arts Festival. Venue: Amphitheatre

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23-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

NASHIST presents RAAH DEKHA KARENGE SADIYON TAK


NASHIST presents RAAH DEKHA KARENGE SADIYON TAK, a poetic tribute to actor Meena Kumari. Sanjeev Upadhyaya in conversation with cinema journalist & critic Anis Amrohvi who shares glimpses from Meena Kumari's eventful life. Dr. Lavlin Thadani, poet, film maker and journalist will render the poetry of Meena Kumari Concept: K.K. Kohli. Collab. Impresario Asia. Venue: Amaltas

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24-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words


DIAF 2017. Words of Count – Festival of Words Session six: The Politics of Words. Moderator: Karthika VK. Panellists: Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Verma, Vinay Saharabuddhe Session seven: Male Parliamentarians on Women Reservation Bill Collab. Delhi International Arts Festival. Venue: Amphitheatre

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25-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

S. R. Sankaran Memorial Lecture


Between Rhetoric and Reality: Caste Inequalities in Contemporary India Speaker: Bezwada Wilson, Co-Founder & National Convener of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA). Collab. School For Democracy / Loktantrashala. Venue: Amaltas

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26-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

Talk & Music - IHC MUSIC CLUB: Listen, Share, Discuss


| IHC MUSIC CLUB: Listen, Share, Discuss. Vocalist Madhumita Ray explores and demonstrates the connections between Hindustani classical and semi classical forms such as thumri and dadra and how they affect the artiste’s emotional world depending on the ragas at play. Venue: Amaltas

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26-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

Outdoor enthusiast and film maker Prithvi Singh Gill


Outdoor enthusiast and film maker Prithvi Singh Gill will give an illustrated talk on his most recent climb of the Fluted Peak (6122m) in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. Collab. The Himalayan Club. Venue: Gulmohar

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27-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

IHC-ICRIER Conversations on Urbanization Series


IHC-ICRIER Conversations on Urbanization Series Urban Travel in India: Problems, Opportunities and Challenges Speaker: Dr. Geetam Tiwari, MoUD Chair Professor, Civil Engineering Department/Transportation Research & Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP), IIT Delhi; Chair: Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Board of Governors, ICRIER. Venue: Gulmohar

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27-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

Women in Leadership: Challenges and Way Forward


Women in Leadership: Challenges and Way Forward Panellists: Anumita Chowdhury, CSE; Ravina Aggarwal, Columbia Global Centre; Vaishali Nigam Sinha, iCharity and ReNew Power; Moderator: Sonal Shah, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. Collab. Columbia Alumni Association of India. Venue: Casuarina

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28-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

VIMHANS Series on Modern Day Challenges of Children & Adolescents


VIMHANS Series on Modern Day Challenges of Children & Adolescents. Puberty & Adolescence - Sexuality, Gender Identity and Romance Panel Discussion facilitated by Dr. Neetu Rana (Clinical Psychologist, VIMHANS). Venue: Casuarina

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30-Nov-2017 7:00 PM

IHC-RIS Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Forum


IHC-RIS Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Forum Technology and Indian Foreign Policy: Trends and Opportunities Speaker: Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, Former Indian Diplomat Chair: Dr. R. Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India and Chairman, SAC-C Venue: Gulmohar

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