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A decade in Indian art: 2010s saw rise of private collectors, emergent relationship between between sector and CSR
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A decade in Indian art: 2010s saw rise of private collectors, emergent relationship between between sector and CSR

The emergence of a wealth of private museums as part of the Indian art scene has been the consequence of another trend that has held serious sway over the last decade — foundation-building. Whether such a sizeable swell in institution-building has actually enabled ethical philanthropy, remains debatable.

With The Class of 83, Hussain Zaidi departs from the world of gangsters to write about encounter specialists
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With The Class of 83, Hussain Zaidi departs from the world of gangsters to write about encounter specialists

S Hussain Zaidi, former investigative journalist and author of Black Friday: The True Story of the Bombay Bomb Blasts and Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia, launched his new book The Class of 83 and talked about storytelling and writing non-fiction crime during an event at Mumbai's Godrej Culture Lab.

From Durban To Tomorrow: Dylan Mohan Gray's documentary opens up conversations around health as a human right
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From Durban To Tomorrow: Dylan Mohan Gray's documentary opens up conversations around health as a human right

From Durban To Tomorrow, features 5 formidable voices from 5 different countries talking about their journeys in their fight for human rights in health.

The story of India's Partition is being told, one heartbreaking object at a time
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The story of India's Partition is being told, one heartbreaking object at a time

A new exhibition by the Godrej India Culture Lab and Partition Museum Amritsar, calls on people to share objects that are tied to memories of India's 'Great Divide' — making for a poignant narration of history

Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel
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Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel

Geeta Patel, author of Risky Bodies & Techno-intimacy, talks to us about feminism, colonialism and how not to be a 'dunda-bearer' of any kind.

Performance politics: Not just a dance form, Lavani is a commentary on gender, caste, sex
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Performance politics: Not just a dance form, Lavani is a commentary on gender, caste, sex

Lavani has been represented problematically in most existing literature and cinema. To understand why, it might help to understand the politics that the dance associates itself with.

'Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles': Indian society, seen through 50 years of advertising
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'Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles': Indian society, seen through 50 years of advertising

How has advertising in India changed over the past 50 years in India. Ambi Parameswaran offers an insight, in his new book — Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles

'Communitainment': How 'social media entertainment' is changing what we see
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'Communitainment': How 'social media entertainment' is changing what we see

Professors Stuart Cunningham and David Craig tell us about their research on the phenomenon of 'communitainment'

India and MIT: How we became a technological force to reckon with
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India and MIT: How we became a technological force to reckon with

Prof Ross Bassett’s book, The Technological Indian, looks at Indian students at MIT from 1882 to 2000