Mohile Parikh Centre for Contemporary Culture (MPC3), Bombay
March 25th - 27th , 2005

Addressing the concerns of multi-culturalism in contemporary academic discourses and representations in various art forms, the symposium will weave a complex tapestry around the central themes of Import Export.

PROGRAMME SYMPOSIUM:

FRIDAY, 25.03.2005

Godrej Dance Academy
11.00 am – 1.30 pm lectures
- “Citizenship as Identity in Post 9/11 Nations”
[more/mehr]
Speaker: Flavia Agnes, Advocate, women’s rights activist and secretary, Majlis
Respondent: Sitaram Kakarala, legal scholar, Bangalore

- “External Border of EU: Enlargement in the East, Blocking the South? Irregular Migration and the Geopolitics of Wealth and Poverty” [more/mehr]
Speaker: Helmut Dietrich, social scientist, Berlin
Respondent: Rubaica Jaliwala, social scientist, Bombay

2.30 – 3.30 pm Discussion

4.00 – 5.00 pm Reading [more/mehr]
from “Cut” by the author Merle Kröger, Berlin – a German novel on a young woman’s journey through a dark chapter of Indo-German history (English translation will be available)
Respondent: Mitra Mukherjee Parikh, literary scholar, Bombay

Little Theatre
7.00 pm Film lecture
[more/mehr]
“The Eschnapur Heritage” by Meenakshi Shedde, Bombay and Vinzenz Hediger, Berlin

Experimental Theatre
7.00 – 8.00 pm Theatre Essay on Multiple Borders
[more/mehr]
by Anuradha Kapur, Delhi


SATURDAY, 26.03.2005

Godrej Dance Academy
10.00 am – 1.30 pm Symposium
- “Visible Conflicts – Aesthetical and Political Negotiations in Public Space: New Delhi and Vienna”
[more/mehr]
Speaker: Angelika Fitz, cultural theorist, author and curator of art and architecture, Vienna
Respondent: Rahul Srivastava, social scientist and director PUKAR, Bombay

- “Goods, Desire and Flesh. Transcending Borders: Indian Cinema as Case Study” [more/mehr]
Speaker: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Film study scholar and faculty member of CSCS, Bangalore
Respondent: Dorothee Wenner, film critic, filmmaker and curator, Berlin

2.30 – 3.30 pm Discussion

3.30 – 4.30 pm Discussion on the play by Anuradha Kapur

4.30 pm – 5.30 pm Multimedia Presentation [more/mehr]
“From Here to Here” by Madhusree Dutta and Philip Scheffner

 

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