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Music: Tagore - The Global citizen
31 Oct2014

Music: Tagore - The Global citizen - Sreyashi Mitra

Tagore’s travels across the globe and interaction with people of different countries resulted in his leaving an indelible impression on the World. In return, he was deeply touched by cross cultural inputs which helped...[more]

Reality and Fantasy in India
21 Oct2014

Reality and Fantasy in India

What is the difference between reality and fantasy – join in to enjoy a discussion with four amazingly creative people who have captured the hearts of many through their story telling. Georgie Carroll, writer &...[more]

Book release: Northern Frontiers of Buddhism
13 Oct2014

Book release: Northern Frontiers of Buddhism

 Monday and Tuesday 13 & 14 October 2014 06:30pm Book release: Northern Frontiers of Buddhism Film Screening: Indian Roots of Tibetan Buddhism Talk & Film Screening: Celestial Dancers of...[more]

Dance: Bharatnatyam
10 Oct2014

Dance: Bharatnatyam - Jhinook Mukherjee

Jhinook Mukherjee Sinha is an Indian Classical Dancer from Kolkata, India. Jhinook is a senior disciple of Dr. Guru Smt. Thankamani Kutty performing Bharatanatyam for the last 20 years. She has performed in various...[more]

Talk: The Devadasi Heritage
08 Oct2014

Talk: The Devadasi Heritage - Lakshmi Vishwanathan/ Akademi

Lakshmi Vishwanathan, dancer and scholar will talk about the Devadasi Heritage of South India based on her book "WOMEN OF PRIDE" (Roli books). Lakshmi has done extensive research on the subject and has...[more]

Film Screening: Algorithms
07 Oct2014

Film Screening: Algorithms - Ian McDonald

The Nehru Centre is screening Algorithms on 07 October. Algorithms has been uniformly praised for its cinematic qualities, uniqueness of its subject and humanity of treatment. In avoiding the conventional tropes of...[more]

Krishan Chander’s Centenary Celebrations
03 Oct2014

Krishan Chander’s Centenary Celebrations - Ayub Aulia

Krishan Chander (23 November 1914 - 8 March 1977) was an Urdu fiction writer- Afsana Nigar. He was a prolific writer, penning over 20 novels, 30 collections of short stories and scores of Radio plays. He also wrote...[more]

Talk: Hindi Literature in Leicester
01 Oct2014

Talk: Hindi Literature in Leicester- In conversation with Neena Paul (Hindi Novelist, poet and media personality of Leicester -Katha UK

Neena Paul is a senior Hindi Novelist, story writer, Shayar and poetess. She has been staying in Leicestershire for over thirty five years. She has published 5 collections of Ghazals, 3 novels and two collections of...[more]