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Date(s) - 09/03/2015 - 10/03/2015
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

jadavpur university


On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the 8th of March, the Alliance française, in collaboration with TouchPaperProduction, La Brigade des Images, British Council and Goethe Institute, is proposing LOVE, GENDER & VIOLENCE in ART, a series of discussions and performances during two days, the 9th and 10th, from 2.30 pm to 4 pm, in Vivekananda Hall at Jadavpur University.

On the afternoon of the 9th ,

  • the guest speakers will be :
    • Madhuja MUKHERJEE, artist, filmmaker and academic. Teacher of Film Studies at Jadavpur University.
    • Epista HALDER, writer and activist. Teacher of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University.
    • Syed Taufik Riaz, artist and performer. Instrumental in initiating “Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival”.
  • The dance performers will be :
    • Monami Nandi, dancer at Odissi Vision and Movement Centre, Kolkata
    • Shruti Ghosh, dancer

On the afternoon of the 10th ,

  • the guest speaker will be :
    • Anit GHOSE, observer at the United Nations Global Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information Management and co-founder of GEO EXPLORER, an organisation which promotes indigenous knowledge.
  • The dance performers will be :
    • Moushumi Bhowmik, singer and song writer of Bengal, writer and researcher at Jadavpur University