#IDAHOT2017 at Godrej

Team Culture Lab

20 May 2017

On May 17, 2017, we joined the worldwide commemoration of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia commonly known as IDAHOT.  Started in 2004, this day of remembrance was started to get the attention of policymakers, influencers, social movements, the media and the general public to the discrimination faced by LGBTI people across the world.

The theme for 2017 was families. We went across Godrej to get people to tell us what family - related by blood or not - means to them.  

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What technologies are affecting your intimacy?

Geeta Patel

9 May 2017

Our Feminist Adda ‘What’s Sex Got To Do With It?’ panelist Geeta Patel writes about her book Risky Bodies and Techno-Intimacy: Reflections on Sexuality, Media, Science, Finance in this blog.

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Online Adda - #DigitalFeminism with Bishakha Datta and Paromita Vohra

Team Culture Lab

3 May 2017

We held a #DigitalFeminism twitter chat with Bishakha Datta of Point of View and Paromita Vohra of Agents of Ishq. Powerful observations were made on how the internet is changing feminism - from forming solidarity among women from across the world to developing innovative ways to fight online harassment. We compiled these tweets using Storify. 

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Three ways to navigate the content trap

Team Culture Lab

18 April 2017

Businesses are looking at two things in today’s digital world: how to get and how to create a market for one’s product or service. At the Godrej India Culture Lab, master business strategist Bharat Anand shed light on how using siand not fall prey to The Content Trap, also the title of a book he’s authored.  

In February 2017, the Godrej India Culture Lab hosted a special lecture by Bharat Anand which provided a new perspective on one of the key questions society faces: how to thrive instead of being destroyed by digital transformation.

 

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An evening with the Make Love Not Porn founder

Team Culture Lab

11 April 2017

We hosted a star studded salon with the founder of Make Love Not Porn, Cindy Gallop at our Lab. Here are some insights from the evening!

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Seven things you didn't know about Nasir Husain

Akshay Manwani

3 April 2017

At our Filmy Funda, our speaker Akshay Manwani spoke about his book Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain. Here's some trivia about the autuer who played an important role in shaping commercial Hindi cinema as it exists today. 

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Kochi Biennale diaries

Team Godrej India Culture Lab

6 February 2017

The Godrej India Culture Lab team spent a wonderful three days at the Kochi Biennale 2016. Three of us were experiencing it for the first time. This blog is a little travelogue of our experience.

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Lab Head Parmesh Shahani selected as Senior TED fellow

Team Culture Lab

10 January 2017

We are excited to share that our Culture Lab head Parmesh Shahani has been announced as a TED Senior Fellow. Parmesh joins an illustrious group of inspiring individuals from around the world – 414 from 87 countries to be precise!

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