Every form of art can be used to convey any message, especially on social causes such as drug abuse, atrocities against women, and so on. The main advantage of mime is that there is no barrier posed by language.
By Patanjali and Surya Suresh It might seem sometimes, especially with the doom and gloom perpetrated by the media (not to mention scientific reports
“Though such events and speakers inevitably fall prey to controversies, the only way forward is to engage in a two-way conversation, and this involves both respecting and listening to the other person seriously and emphatically. Ultimately, freedom of thought and expression is the key to a healthy discussion during lectures and events, as long as they don’t turn violent or abusive. We hope that events that involve a strong clash of ideologies and opinions can still foster an atmosphere of dialogue, discussion and respect.”
The first Extra Mural Lecture of the semester started off on a high note with Dr. Kiran Bedi, the Hounorable Lt. Governor of Puducherry gracing the event.In this article Patanjali presents to you a synopsis of her talk on “Transparency in Governance and Administration”.
Last week, the Extra Mural Lectures team in collaboration with Distinguished Lecture Series under the Ministry of External Affairs and Centre for Chinese Studies
As a 24 year old, I struggle each day to find meaning and happiness in life. So, when I heard that the world’s ‘Happiest Guru’ Dalai Lama himself was going to deliver a lecture Human Approach to World Peace, I willed myself out of my cozy bed at six in the morning and made my way to the insti. Hordes of people flocked to the massive SAC building from all corners of Insti on a rainy Tuesday morning. It was a packed audience that greeted His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in the Student Activity Centre at 9:00 a.m. yesterday.
In this freewheeling conversation with institute people during an EML, SS Rajamouli answered several questions ranging from motivation, film-making challenges and Hollywood . Only one question, “Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?”, was out of bounds!
‘Has the 2014 Election Really Changed India?’ was the topic of the Extra Mural Lecture by media doyen Rajdeep Sardesai. Parvathi Madhu brings you the highlights of Sardesai’s witty, brilliant commentary on an election with a man who was ‘a combination of Sri Sri Ravishanker and Arnold Schwarzenegger’ on one side and a young leader who ‘never lost an opportunity to lose an opportunity’ on the other.
Join the efforts to save 7-month old Sachin with the Stem Cell Donation Campaign, organized by CPC IITM and the EML Series, to be held in insti on Thursday, 27 March, 2014.
Aroon and Liza review the recent, rather eventful, EML by activist Teesta Setalvad. Also included is the footage of the lecture.