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Date(s) - 25/06/2015
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Indian Museum


boulevardHenriIVThe session will discuss the Calcutta forecast and four great cities around the world — New York, London, Paris and Berlin. The panelists will include Dr Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Dr Julie Banerjee, and Professors Supriya and Sukanta Chaudhuri. The Consul Generals of France and the US will speak, respectively, on Paris and New York. Anjita Roychowdhury will speak on Kolkata and there will be speakers on London and Berlin, as well.

The boulevard Henri-IV during Haussmannization and today
Venue: Ashutosh Birth centenary Hall, Indian Museum. Entrance through Kyd Street
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Tea: 6 pm
Panel Discussion: 6:30 pm
By way of background, PUBLIC (People United for Better Living in Calcutta), turned 25 this year. One of our activities to mark this anniversary was a forecasting exercise, looking twenty-five years ahead at Calcutta in 2040. An article reporting the forecast appeared on the oped page of The Telegraph, May 28, 2015.