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Vol. XXXI No. 9, August 16-31, 2021

Madras Week 2021

Madras Musings Virtual Talk/Lecture Series

(Timing: 6.00 to 7.00 pm on all days unless otherwise specified)

Links for accessing all programmes will be updated by August 18, 2021 on www.madrasmusings.com

22.8.2021, Sunday

Karthik Bhatt in conversation with Weatherman Pradeep John
Time: Sunday, Aug 22, 2021 06:00 PM India

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23.8.2021, Monday

Discussion on the book: Madras Inked, Impressions of an Artiste and Architect, authored by Manohar Devadoss and Sujatha Shankar, event co-hosted by Hotel Savera.

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24.8.2021, Tuesday

A Life in Tennis – Ramesh Krishnan in conversation with Partab Ramchand.

25.8.2021, Wednesday

Krish Ashok in conversation with Twobadour and Laya Mitakshara, From Chennai to Christies
Time: Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 07:00 PM India

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26.8.2021, Thursday

Half a Kilo Mixture – Ranjitha Ashok on her short stories, in conversation with Sushila Ravindranath, event in collaboration with the Madras Book Club.

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27.8.2021, Friday

The Studios of Kodambakkam – Mohan V. Raman in conversation with Sriram V.

28.8.2021, Saturday

The Cryptic Chennai Quiz hosted by Ashwin Bhandarkar
Time: Saturday, Aug 28, 2021 06:00 PM India

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Rags Raghavan in conversation with Sriram V, Chennai Nostalgia
Time: Saturday, Aug 28, 2021 06:00 PM India

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29.8.2021, Sunday

Purasawalkam of the Past, a talk by Satyan Bhatt
Time: Sunday, Aug 29, 2021 06:00 PM India

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History of Medicine in Madras, talk by Sriram V

Event ­hosted by the Madras Red Fort Doctors Foundation Online. (8.00 – 9.00 pm). Prior registration needed by sending email to editor@madrasmusings.com

Other Events

Aug 14, 2021

Acciliruntu Tiraikku: Navalum Tamil Cinimavum, Live Talk by S. Theodore Baskaran. Organised by DakshinaChitra. At DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum. 11 am-12 pm. For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149.

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Aug 15, 2021

Rewinding 382 years — Madras before the East India Company, Live Talk by Uraiyur Sivagnanam Balasubramani akaOrissa Balu. Organised by DakshinaChitra. At DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum. 11 am-12 pm. For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149.

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Aug 20-31, 2021

Pre-recorded Talks: These would be a series of pre-recorded videos that can be watched on-demand — Voices of Chennai. Thirupurasundari Sevvel on Architecture; Ranvir Shah on Performing Arts; Vaishnavi Ramanathan on Visual Arts; Arun Krishnamurthy on Environment; Lakshmi Krishnakumar about Sankalp; Sushila Ravindranath on Business; Kombai Anwar on Kanchenwada; Shalini Philip on Farm & Food; Maria Irudayam on Sports. Organised by DakshinaChitra. At DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum.

For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149

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August 21, 2021

Temples Around Chennai: A presentation by Dr Chithra Madhavan. 7 pm. Oranised by The Press Institute of India.
Zoom ID: 832 4470 5519 / Passcode: dJ1eC4. Oranised by The Press Institute of India. The above programme will also be streamed live on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5KEDLHg2Gjj2_4aD-xsbJg

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Aug 22, 2021

DIY Zines on Madras — a zine-making workshop, facilitated by Arvind Sundar. Fee: ₹500. Organised by DakshinaChitra. At DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum. 10 am-12 pm. For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149
Link to register for the Workshop – https://bit.ly/DC-MD-WS1

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August 22, 2021

Foreign Women and Madras: A presentation by Nivedita Louis. 7 pm. Oranised by The Press Institute of India.
Zoom ID: 847 1365 8768 / Passcode: h76Tvw. The above programme will also be streamed live on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5KEDLHg2Gjj2_4aD-xsbJg

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August 25, 2021

The Anglo-Indians: Chiseled by History. A panel discussion. Panellists: Prof Eugenie Pinto, Dr. Bryan Peppin, Harry MacLure. Moderator: Richard O’Connor. 7 p.m. Oranised by The Press Institute of India.
Zoom ID: 844 5378 5017 / Passcode: gdDX0w. The above programme will also be streamed live on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5KEDLHg2Gjj2_4aD-xsbJg

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Aug 28, 2021

Let’s talk Queer: Tamil Nadu and Madras’ History. Live Talk by A Mangai. Organised by DakshinaChitra. At DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum. 11 am-12 pm.
Link to register for the talk – https://bit.ly/DC-MD-2
For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149

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Madras Literary Society is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic 01: MLS presents “What do you see? – Quizzoom” (Fun everyday Mystery Workshop) by Dharma.
Time: Aug 14, 2021 04:00 PM India
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Topic 02: MLS presents “Made in Madras” – Movie Screening and Discussion with Shikha Kumar.
Time: Aug 15, 2021 11:00 AM India
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Off-line Programmes organised by DakshinaChitra

Film Screening at DakshinaChitra: Talks by Late Mr. S Muthiah to been screened throughout the Madras Day celebration. Organised by DakshinaChitra.

Book Exhibition: The library would set up a book exhibition at the DakshinaChitra, along with a few objects from or collections that would be available for the public to see. Organised by DakshinaChitra.

For details contact: Lakshmi Venkataraman, Program Officer, Madras Craft Foundation – DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, M: 96000-85682, 93614-35149

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