The Dancing Queens

Dancing Queens : A Celebration of India's Transgender Communities

18 November 2015

In April 2014, India’s Supreme Court recognized the third gender in a landmark judgement. However, not much is known about the aspirations, lives and struggles of our country’s transgender communities.

On November 18, the Godrej India Culture Lab was proud to host the Dancing Queens, Mumbai’s premiere transgender-led professional dance contingent, in a collaborative performance curated by our Lab’s very own scholar-in-residenceJeff Roy

Continue to Event

Breaking Free

Breaking Free - Life Gets Better Together!

9 October 2015

Godrej India Culture Lab and Godrej’s Diversity & Inclusion team collaborated with Community Business to host Breaking Free - Life Gets Better Together. Through a multi-format event which included a panel discussion and the screening of two films the event spoke about LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) inclusion – both within and outside the workplace.

Continue to Event

This season's Fashion Funda

The Futures of Fashion Journalism: Fashion Funda returns to Lakmé Fashion Week!

29 August 2015

Our Lab returned to Lakmé Fashion Week for one more pop up Fashion Funda and this time our special panel discussion focused on the multiple futures of fashion journalism.

Continue to Event

Our Independence Day Feminist Film Festivval

Wandering Women: The Feminist Docu Film Festival of India

15 August 2015

Did feminism in India start in December 2012 in reaction to the Delhi gang-rape? Though sometimes it feels so, we know it isn’t true. Does feminism begin and end with responses to sexual violence? That’s another thing we know isn’t true.

On India's 69th Independence Day, we kicked off a two-day festival of terrific desi feminist documentaries, which we were proud to co-host with The Ladies Finger, a feminist website.

Continue to Event

Special Events

These are large-scale events, like conferences, lectures, and spectacles like the pop-up Museum of Memories that we organize, sometimes collaboratively. Join us for our events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.

Dancing Queens : A Celebration of India's Transgender Communities

In April 2014, India’s *Supreme Court* recognized the third gender in a *landmark judgement*. However, not much is known about the aspirations, lives and struggles of our country’s transgender communities. On November 18, the Godrej India Culture Lab was proud to host the *Dancing Queens*, Mumbai’s premiere transgender-led professional dance contingent, in a collaborative performance curated by our Lab’s very own *scholar-in-residence*, *Jeff Roy*. 18 November 2015

Continue to Event

Breaking Free - Life Gets Better Together!

Godrej India Culture Lab and Godrej’s Diversity & Inclusion team collaborated with Community Business to host Breaking Free - Life Gets Better Together. Through a multi-format event which included a panel discussion and the screening of two films the event spoke about *LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) inclusion* – both within and outside the workplace.9 October 2015

Continue to Event

The Futures of Fashion Journalism: Fashion Funda returns to Lakmé Fashion Week!

Our Lab returned to Lakmé Fashion Week for one more pop up Fashion Funda and this time our special panel discussion focused on the multiple futures of fashion journalism.29 August 2015

Continue to Event

Wandering Women: The Feminist Docu Film Festival of India

Did feminism in India start in December 2012 in reaction to the Delhi gang-rape? Though sometimes it feels so, we know it isn’t true. Does feminism begin and end with responses to sexual violence? That’s another thing we know isn’t true. On India's 69th Independence Day, we kicked off a two-day festival of terrific desi feminist documentaries, which we were proud to co-host with The Ladies Finger, a feminist website.15 August 2015

Continue to Event

Me Verses Them: How Mumbai's Performance Poets are Breaking Boundaries & Changing Society

The Godrej India Culture Lab hosted Mumbai's most exciting performance poets that exhilarated the audience with poems that infused time-honored traditions with contemporary themes. 22 July 2015

Continue to Event

MASTERCLASS WITH HENRY JENKINS

Godrej India Culture Lab hosted an exclusive masterclass on the digital tomorrow with the world's convergence culture guru Dr. Henry Jenkins. The special lecture explained concepts that Dr. Jenkins has popularised over the past three decades - such as participatory culture, media convergence, transmedia storytelling, spreadability and more.10 July 2015

Continue to Event

From Revolution to a Constitutional Democracy: The Promises of the Indian Constitution

 We were very proud to host eminent Supreme Court lawyer Menaka Guruswamy for a very special talk at our lab. Menaka spoke about the drafting of the Indian constitution, the idea of India it envisages, and its relevance to us today. 28 May 2015

Continue to Event

CHOOSING A BETTER WORLD BY SHEENA IYENGAR

Education for women is not only a social imperative; it is an initiative that benefits women, men and children everywhere. Research shows that when countries devote resources to women's education they improve public health (especially for children) and expand political engagement. 15 April 2015

Continue to Event