Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Naan Devru (A short film)
Wed Dec 19, 4:30 PM
Gehna M
We would be working on promoting a student film namely Naan Devru, a film questioning the ritual-Bhoota Kola, a ritual very religiously followed by scheduled tribe caste in the rural areas. The film will pose a question mark to the myth as well as talk about the element of trust between a married couple
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Wed Dec 19, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
Hotel Rwanda (2004) - Celebrating Biopics and Autobiographies month based on real life personalities.

FREE EVENT

Based on the Rwandan genocide, which occurred during the spring of 1994, the film, which has been called an African Schindler's List, documents Rusesabagina's acts to save the lives of his family and more than a thousand other refugees by providing them with shelter in the besieged Hôtel des Mille Collines.

- Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George

Accolades: The film was nominated and won several awards in 2004–06. Various critics included the film on their lists of the top 10 best films of 2004.

Introduction - 10 mins
The movie starts at 7:10 PM
20 minutes post-screening discussion
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Post Poll Analysis
Thu Dec 20, 7:00 PM
Lamakaan
With the results of the 5 state elections declared on 11th December, there is already the bugle sounded for the 2019 General Elections

The Discussion will revolve around the expected near future impact in terms of political alignments, policy and law and order. It will also cover repercussion on the forthcoming general elections.

This will be followed by Q & A session.

The Discussants include:

Prof Kodanram - Prof. Kodandaram is a political activist and political leader. He is the founder of political party Telangana Jana Samithi, which was formed in March 2018. He was also the Chairman of the Telangana Joint Action Committee (T-JAC), which was formed with the goal of achieving a separate Telangana state in India. He retired as a Professor of Political Science from Osmania University.

Prof Vinod Jairath - Prof Jairath has carried out and supervised research in several areas such as Agrarian Structure and Change, Sociology of Science (Scientific Communities), Sociology of Development (Nature of Participation), Popular Culture, and more recently, Muslim Diversity.

Prof K. Srinivasulu - Prof Srinivasulu is an intellect and social activist. He retired as a professor of Political Science, Osmania University.

ALL ARE WELCOME!!! ENTRY FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!!!
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abstract art show-cutepiece
Fri Dec 21, 6:00 PM
dollzie
art-display of small dimension artworks mainly abstract figures, acrylic/mixed media on canvas.
Name of Artist : dollzie, anuradha bhalla and raksha jesrani. Dates 22 and 23 DEC 2108 . Just placement of art-works for 2 days -no inaugration drama.
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Butoh workshops
Fri Dec 21, 7:00 PM
patruni chidananda sastry
Butoh (舞踏 Butō) is a form of Japanese dance theatre that encompasses a diverse range of activities, techniques and motivations for dance, performance, or movement. Following World War II, butoh arose in 1959 through collaborations between its two key founders Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo.
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Wreath drawing workshop
Sat Dec 22, 10:30 AM
sharmila
GET READY FOR THE SEASON WITH HAND DRAWN WREATHS
Learn how to draw WREATH in simple step by step process in a 2 hour workshop,at the end of the workshop participants will walk away with their beautiful hand drawn wreaths, which can be used as greeting card or as display piece.
please note :- participants will have to bring materials (color pencils/sketch pens card stock or thick paper. of their choice).
Fee - 600 rupees per person, for registration contact nsharmila2014@gmail.com/ whatsapp on 8332062137
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Write Club Saturday General
Sat Dec 22, 3:00 PM
Write Club Hyderabad
Write Club Hyderabad helps you pen your thoughts, spill your mind and finally make an appointment with the writer in your head. We conduct free, weekly events that foster writing. Our Meetups aim at helping writers reach their goals in a supportive, collaborative, social setting. Writing doesn't have to be all by oneself. We welcome anyone who writes, regardless of genre, language or age. We have members writing novels, short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays, school reports and more. What we do, basically: One of the members of Write Club (anyone with a participation count over 2 consecutive meetups) hosts a session. They bring forth a theme and writing exercises. We all then write to the host’s prompts and guidelines for about an hour. Once we're done writing, we read out our write-ups (optional). We also exchange feedback and constructively critique each other's works. Entry is free, anyone with an interest in writing can walk in. Bring your writing devices and we’re all set! We promise to provide you with good coffee and a super-creative conversation. We have Write Club sessions every Saturday afternoon – 3 to 6 PM
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Verba Maximus Regionals
Sun Dec 23, 10:30 AM
Sriya Suri
Verba Maximus is South India's largest literary fest organized solely by the students of BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus. We aim to improve the overall literary culture among students across the nation. With Regionals, we aim to increase awareness about our fest in the city. This year we'll be having competitive events in writing, debate and slam poetry during the Regionals.
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Lamakaan Organic Bazaar
Sun Dec 23, 10:30 AM
Lamakaan Organic Bazaar
On this Sunday morning through afternoon come and explore wide range of Organic Fruits, veggies & groceries Homemade Breads and other baked goods; Organic Lunch, Handicrafts and Handlooms, Handmade Jewelry, Terrace Gardening Corner, Creative Design Spaces. Every Sunday 10:30am - 1.30pm For details: 9642731329. Entry Free. All are Welcome.

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Gobhi ke Patte ki Chutney
Sun Dec 23, 7:30 PM
Zeeshan Hasan Akhtar
Zeeshan Hasan Akhtar’s solo performance Gobhi ke Patte ki Chutney is a quiet meditation on what it means to be Muslim in India. Starting with that founding moment of post-Independence communal violence that in many ways inaugurated the Hindutva project, the Bhagalpur riots in Bihar in 1989, without so much as mentioning the place or the forces behind the violence then or today, Akhtar builds a menacing and moving account of a subjectivity formed in that crucible. In a remarkable refusal of the production of the Muslim as the othered product of an anthropological gaze or the victim of secular pity and compassion as much as of communal violence, Gobhi ke Patte ki Chutney is a subtle and deeply disturbing account of the more primal components of human subjectivity told in a theatrical language that eschews spectacle and settles for a record of the tremors of a heartbeat.
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SHAADI KA LADDOO
Tue Dec 25, 7:30 PM
RAMDAS K KAMATH
Stand up comedy. Original marathi one act play "Vyatha Sansarachi" now translated in hindi
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A Trick of Light (1995)
Wed Dec 26, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
A Trick of Light (1995) - Celebrating Biopics and Autobiographies month based on real life personalities.

FREE EVENT

A rare gem of cinematic storytelling that weaves docudrama, fictional reenactment, and experimental photography into a powerful, reflective work on the early days of German cinema.

- The film tells the story of the Skladanowsky Brothers, the German-born duo responsible for inventing the "bioskop", an early version of the film projector.

Director: Wim Wenders

* Its original German title is Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky, the film made with the students of the Munich Film Academy.

Introduction - 10 mins
The movie starts at 7:10 PM
20 minutes post-screening discussion
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Sutradhar presents OLEANNA
Sat Dec 29, 7:30 PM
Sutradha
David Mamet’s “Oleanna” is a powerful two-character drama on various aspects of the student-teacher relationship, revolving around its insecurities, institutional politics, hypocrisies of higher education, student influences and sexual harassment. A power struggle and miscommunication between the professor and his student, who accuses him of sexual harassment. Who is right? And who is wrong? Which side do we take? In the power play of institutional politics, which side will win? The grades that you get, are they more important than your understanding? Is it okay to cross yet another line to get some grades?
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Make a MANDALA: for Beginners
Sun Dec 30, 11:00 AM
Nishat
Make a MANDALA: for Beginners is a free introductory session to mandala making.

Mandalas help in relieving tension and anxiety. It also relaxes and heals the body, mind, and spirit. It gives freedom to express feelings in a non-threatening way, and it stimulates creative-thinking and problem-solving.

This workshop will include:
- Guideline making for better mandalas
- Learning basic mandala patterns and creating your own
- Creating a simple and fun mandala to take back with you.

For ages 8 and above.
No drawing experience required.

This workshop is conducted by Nishat.
Nishat is a learner at Vision Rainbow, Co-creator of Owl Time Favourites and is passionate about Art and Craft.
To know more about her:
Find her on Instagram @the.caffeinated.owl
or connect with her on 9704295140

Prior Registrations to be done via call on 9704295140
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Sutradhar presents OLEANNA
Sun Dec 30, 7:30 PM
Sutradhar
David Mamet’s “Oleanna” is a powerful two-character drama on various aspects of the student-teacher relationship, revolving around its insecurities, institutional politics, hypocrisies of higher education, student influences and sexual harassment. A power struggle and miscommunication between the professor and his student, who accuses him of sexual harassment.
Who is right? And who is wrong?
Which side do we take?
In the power play of institutional politics, which side will win?
The grades that you get, are they more important than your understanding? Is it okay to cross yet another line to get some grades?
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Night School on German Ideology
Thu Jan 3, 6:30 PM
Lamakaan
Two Day Night School on German Ideology - Day 1

The German Ideology joint work of Marx and Engles was written between 1845 and 1846. This was the period when Marxism was finally evolved as the scientific world outlook of the revolutionary proletariat. Marx and Engels had arrived at the decisive stage in working and the philosophical principles of scientific communism.
It was in the German Ideology that the materialist conception of history, “Historical materialism”, was first formulated as an integral theory. Engels said later that this theory, which uncovered the genuine laws of social development and revolutionised the science of society, embodied the first of Marx great discoveries (the second being the law of surplus value) which played the main role in transforming socialism from Utopia in to a science. The German ideology is in effect the first mature work of Marxism.
German Ideology unveils the holistic vision of Marxism, the science of revolution. Still only a few academic and activists could read this important book. That is why we decided to organise a book reading session on that book. Booking reading and discussion is scheduled in two sessions on January 3rd and 4th at Lamakaan, Hyderabad, Timing 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

Sri K.V.Rao, a reader in Marxism who is trying to apply Marxism to history and contemporary issues will hold this discussion.
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Night School on German Ideology
Fri Jan 4, 6:30 PM
Lamakaan
Two Day Night School on German Ideology - Day 2

The German Ideology joint work of Marx and Engles was written between 1845 and 1846. This was the period when Marxism was finally evolved as the scientific world outlook of the revolutionary proletariat. Marx and Engels had arrived at the decisive stage in working and the philosophical principles of scientific communism.
It was in the German Ideology that the materialist conception of history, “Historical materialism”, was first formulated as an integral theory. Engels said later that this theory, which uncovered the genuine laws of social development and revolutionised the science of society, embodied the first of Marx great discoveries (the second being the law of surplus value) which played the main role in transforming socialism from Utopia in to a science. The German ideology is in effect the first mature work of Marxism.
German Ideology unveils the holistic vision of Marxism, the science of revolution. Still only a few academic and activists could read this important book. That is why we decided to organise a book reading session on that book. Booking reading and discussion is scheduled in two sessions on January 3rd and 4th at Lamakaan, Hyderabad, Timing 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

Sri K.V.Rao, a reader in Marxism who is trying to apply Marxism to history and contemporary issues will hold this discussion.
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K-Circle Quiz of the Month
Sat Jan 5, 4:30 PM
K-Circle Quiz Club
K-Circle is today India's oldest quiz club, formed in 1972, and is based in the twin cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad. This Saturday would be the K-Circle Quiz of the Month at Pheonix Arena which would be a lively, engaging and informally informative quiz session that anybody is welcome to attend! This is a non-competitive event, where teams are formed on the spot
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Remembering Mushir ul Hasan
Tue Jan 8, 7:30 PM
Lamakaan
Lamakaan invites you to a meeting to remember and recollect the fond memories, work, contribution and legacy of Prof Mushir ul Hasan

About Mushir ul Hasan:
MUSHIRUL HASAN (15 August 1949 - 10 December 2018)

Mushirul Hasan, an acclaimed scholar and educationist died on 10 December
2018 at the age of 69. He was a renowned historian who wrote extensively
on the partition of India, communalism, and on the history of Islam in
South Asia.

An alumnus of the Aligarh Muslim University and the University of
Cambridge, Mushirul Hasan was a Professor in the Department of History
and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He also served as the
Director of Academy of Third World Studies in Jamia Millia Islamia from
July 2000 to January 2010. He was the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Jamia
Millia Islamia from 1992 to 1996. Later, he served as the
Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (2004-2009). In May 2010, he was
appointed as the Director-General of the National Archives of India. He
was the President of the Indian History Congress in 2002.

Hasan won a number of awards for his work, including the Padma Shri in
2007 and the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. The books he authored
include (among others) India Partition: The Other Face of Freedom, and From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial India.

Prof Fatima Shenaaz and others will speak.

The event is open to all. Entry Free!!!