Forthcoming at the Lab!

Mangroves - Mumbai's Green Lifelines

2 June 2017

With World Environment Day just around the corner, we are excited to bring you our very own #MangroveFunda!
This event, in collaboration with the Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Marine Ecology Centre, will take place on Friday, June 2 at 5 PM

 

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Conversation on caste

New York and Mumbai in the Times of Dr. Ambedkar

9 December 2016

New York and Mumbai are two cities that had a profound impact on Dr. Ambedkar’s worldview and imagination.

The Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai and the Godrej India Culture Lab marking the centenary of Dr. Ambedkar’s graduation from Columbia University in New York, where he was a student from 1913-16. 

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Tribute to Jagjit Singh

Mehfil-e-Jagjit

21 October 2016

Jagjit Singh had a voice like none other and a style of his own. The trailblazer was a composer, a singer, a lyricist and an arranger all in one. The mehfil was held to commemorate five year's of the legend's passing. 

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Stephen Alter

Nature's Narratives: Writing Outdoors in India

12 February 2016

With over 15 books to his name, including Becoming a Mountain: Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime, Stephen Alter was Writer-in-Residence at MIT for ten years and is one of India’s foremost nature writers. He spoke about his personal experiences as a nature writer in India and how he discovers most of his subjects outdoors.  

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Friday Fundas

Our regular speaker and performer series in Vikhroli has become a popular fixture on Mumbai’s event calendar. Join us on select Fridays of the month for these events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.

Mangroves - Mumbai's Green Lifelines

With World Environment Day just around the corner, we are excited to bring you our very own *#MangroveFunda*! This event, in collaboration with the *Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Marine Ecology Centre*, will take place on Friday, June 2 at 5 PM.   2 June 2017

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New York and Mumbai in the Times of Dr. Ambedkar

New York and Mumbai are two cities that had a profound impact on Dr. Ambedkar’s worldview and imagination. The Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai and the Godrej India Culture Lab marking the centenary of Dr. Ambedkar’s graduation from Columbia University in New York, where he was a student from 1913-16. 9 December 2016

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Mehfil-e-Jagjit

Jagjit Singh had a voice like none other and a style of his own. The trailblazer was a composer, a singer, a lyricist and an arranger all in one. The mehfil was held to commemorate five year's of the legend's passing. 21 October 2016

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Nature's Narratives: Writing Outdoors in India

With over 15 books to his name, including Becoming a Mountain: Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime, Stephen Alter was Writer-in-Residence at MIT for ten years and is one of India’s foremost nature writers. He spoke about his personal experiences as a nature writer in India and how he discovers most of his subjects outdoors.  12 February 2016

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Censoring India

By what right or qualification can one group of people decide what their fellow citizens may or may not see at the movies? Why do the images that supposedly injure one group of people leave another unaffected? Professor William Mazzarella spoke about these persistent questions vis-à-vis the longer history of film censorship in India, and illustrated how a set of colonial debates around the force and meaning of mass mediated images continues to animate present day controversies over the power, promise and danger of...18 December 2015

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From The Hobbit to Furious 7: Priyamvad Deshmukh – India’s Global VFX Superstar

Exclusive to Godrej India Culture Lab on June 26, we hosted one of the world's leading graphics programmers and shader writers, Priyamvad Deshmukh. He delivered his debut presentation about his incredible journey from Amravati to the top of the Visual Effects industry at WETA, Peter Jackson's visual effects company in New Zealand. 26 June 2015

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Music Takes Root

On June 12, a *Change Talk - Friday Funda* was held with violinist and vocalist Sunita Bhuyan where she broke myths surrounding so called inaccessible music styles. Through this performance cum lecture she spoke about how different genres of music from classical to folk to world are founded on the same universal seven notes. Bhuyan also touched upon Music Therapy, and demonstrated how it can be used as a medium to foster leadership and collaboration.12 June 2015

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Past Forward - 15 years of Lakmé Fashion Week

The Godrej India Culture Lab was excited to host another Pop Up Friday Funda live at Lakmé Fashion Week. 20 March 2015

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