Category: Videos

Thinking With Ghalib | Anjum Altaf and Amit Basole in conversation with KNC Book Club

The members of Kamala Nehru College Book Club had a hearty conversation with the authors of Thinking with Ghalib: Poetry For A New Generation – Anjum Altaf and Amit Basole. Connecting Ghalib with the realities of life encountered by contemporary readers, this volume departs from the traditional approach and abandons the ghazal as the primary medium for introducing this extraordinary poet to new readers.

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Madhya Pradesh From Above Trailer

The human eye is conditioned to observe surroundings from a perspective that is generally no more than two metres from the ground. But, Karam Puri‘s stunning aerial photographs go a step beyond in mapping Madhya Pradesh, the beating heart of India, with a lens through which it has never been seen before, grandly yet intimately. Watch the trailer to see how he captured India’s heartland

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A Talk on “India: A Story Through 100 Objects” by Vidya Dehejia, in conversation with William Dalrymple

On 20th December 2022, at India International Centre, Professor Vidya Dehejia, author of India: A Story through 100 Objects gave a lecture on different objects that tell the story of India. The lecture was introduced by William Dalrymple, author, and historian, who further moderated the talk with Prof. Dehejia. It was an evening dedicated to great historians discussing India’s history and the role different objects play in its

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Launch Video of Cartoos Saab by Major General Ian Cardozo

Cartoos Saab is the autobiography of the army veteran who fought in the Sino-Indian War of 1962 and two Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971. He became the first war-disabled officer to be approved for command of a battalion and a brigade. On Wednesday, 7th December, at Vasant Vihar Club, we celebrated the release of Maj Gen Cardozo’s inspiring story with a hall full of

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Framing Delhi through its Metro system

Rashmi Sadana, author of Metronama: Scenes from the Delhi Metro in discussion with Kalpana Visvanath, Himanshu Burte, Rohit Negi, Sarika Panda Bhatt, and moderated by Mukta Naik. She discussed how she switched from academic to books writing, her research time for Metronama, among other topics.

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Indian Innovation

Dinesh C. Sharma, author of India Innovation, Not Jugaad: 100 Ideas that Transformed India is in conversation with Dr. Meher Wan, a scientist and a science communicator. As the discussed, the latter praised the author for doing this “Herculean task”. Mr. Sharma said that he ideated this book to change the perception of and within India about inventions and innovations.

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