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A mehfil with Vidushi Jayashree Patnekar (Khayal) Accompanied by Bharat Kamat (tabla) and Suyog Kundalkar (harmonium)   Jayashree R.

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  • Date: August 2,2012

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: Seminar Hall 2 & 3, Conference Block

    Title: Historic Landscapes: From Habitat to Monument

    Description:

    Speaker: Dr Narayani Gupta, Professor of History (retd.), Jamia Millia Islamia
     
    Chair: Mr Mohammad Shaheer, landscape architect

  • Date: June 7,2012

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: Seminar Hall 2 & 3, Conference Block

    Title: Uttarakhand Forests- A View from the Village

    Description:

    Speaker: Smt Malika Virdhi, former Sarpanch, Munsiyari
     
    Chair: Prof Pushpesh Pant, School of International Studies, JNU

  • Date: May 2,2012

    Time: 06:30 pm

    Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium

    Title: Himalayan Biodiversity

    Description:

    Photographic slides of Himalayan flora and fauna accompanied by commentary
     
    Speaker: Dr Ajay Singh Rawat, former Professor of History, Kumaon University, and author of Forestry in Central Himalayas and Forest History of Mountainous Regions of the World
     
    Followed by a dialogue with Shri Vijay Bhushan, Member of the State Wildlife Board of Himachal Pradesh, and Executive Director, Narain Dharamarth Aushdhalaya Trust, highlighting Dr Rawat's work as environmental activist.

  • Date: April 24,2012

    Time: 06:30pm

    Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium

    Title: Golden Jubilee Lectures on Environment

    Description:

    Waste and Water Management in India
    Speaker: Ms Sunita Narain, Director-General, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
     
    Chair: Prof M.G.K. Menon, Life Trustee, India International Centre
     
    People in cities get water in their houses, discharge waste, and see their rivers die. They don’t make the connection between flush toilets and dying rivers. Ferreting out data from government offices, CSE mapped 71 cities, to uncover innumerable cases where what we know today as a drain was once a river. The Report calls for decisive and wholesale change, lest we stand accused of deliberate ‘hydrocide’.

  • Date: July 11,2011

    Time: 10 :30 am

    Venue: Conference Room 1

    Title: Living Rivers, Dying Rivers: Yamuna

    Description:

    Second in a new series of discussions being coordinated by Shri Ramswamy R. Iyer that aims at understanding what has been happening to rivers across India and drawing appropriate lessons. A certain number of rivers, some sick or dying, some living and healthy, and some showing early signs of sickness, will be taken up for presentations and discussion, and an attempt made to understand what has gone wrong in many cases, what has gone right in some, and what needs to be done to revive and restore dying or sick rivers.

    Chair: Shri Ramaswamy R. Iyer

    Presentations by: Shri Manoj Misra former member of the Indian Forest, currently with the Peace  Institute at Delhi and Convener of the Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan; and Prof Brij Gopal, former professor of Environmental Sciences, JNU and former Secretary General, National Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences.