Monday, 28 January, 2008

Upcoming Programmes

Upcoming Programmes


Time & Location

Details/ Queries

February 5, 2008

‘Round Table Discussion on the Comic Book Genre in India.’

International Book Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Entry is free.

A roundtable discussion between practitioners and publishers of comics in Delhi on the comic book culture in India - its history, politics, evolution and future. This first of a kind dialogue, would include discussions about the publication and distribution of the comic book form, the scope for its development. Partners: Sarai and FIRC

February 23, 2008

‘Revisiting Jeevika: A South Asian Livelihood Documentary Film Festival’

11am – 8pm.

The Attic, 10 Regal Building, Connaught place, New Delhi.

Entry is free.

A day long film festival celebrating alternate livelihoods from across South Asia. Featuring the award winning works of 15 filmmakers from the last 5 years of Jeevika: The South Asian Film Festival. Partners: Centre for Civil Society, The Attic and Platform Magazine.

March 1 & 2, 2008

‘Workshop on Understanding HIV/AIDS’

6.15pm, Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road – New Delhi.

Entry is free.

Project 19: Understanding HIV/AIDS at TYPF focuses on developing better understanding and access to information and support systems regarding awareness of HIV/AIDS and treatment and care for HIV+ people. The workshop also focuses on the sexual reproductive and health rights of young people. Partners: The IHC.

March 5, 2008

‘Death’ and ‘God’ by Woody Allen.

Theatre Production

The American Centre, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi

7.30pm (Seating at 6.30pm)

Entry is free but by invite only.

The Dramatics Society of LSR and Venky College present an adaptation of ‘Death’ and ‘God’ by Woody Allen.

Partners: The American Centre.

Additional Projects

· VOICES The School Project – Working with 15 Peer Educators, they have completed their training and will now conduct a 2 part workshop series with 5 schools in New Delhi on Understanding Substance Abuse.

· Project 19: Understanding HIV/AIDS – The Fac Branch is working with 15 Peer Educators in collaboration with a bottle manufacturing company to train its employees on HIV/AIDS.

· The Trainers Cell: The Cell is working on developing and instituting an organizational development committee and improving senior management systems.

· Blending Spectrum – BlenSpec works with street children in both education and health. They are revisiting their annual location targets, focusing on developing a new curriculum and instituting a new health programme at our two locations, Nizamuddin Basti and Sarai Hostel in New Delhi.

· Kaivalya – Kaivalya is developing a series of cards and bookmarks whilst working with Transgender Artists. The purpose is to raise awareness about being transgender and our work with the kinnar community in Lajpat Nagar.

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