From talks on Chandrayaan, Saraswati River, women empowerment to Hindustani classical performance, people in Gujarat has a lot to indulge themselves in both intellectually and artistically. Here is the list of events you need to look out for this week.
Attune to Hindustani classical performance
Event name: Violin recital by Pandit Praveen Sheolikar
About the event: Enjoy Hindustani classical performance by violin maestro Pandit Praveen Sheolikar, along with Sapan Anjaria on the tabla.
Venue: Arthshila, Ahmedabad
How to attend: Walk-in
Date and time: September 9 (Saturday) at 06:30pm
Lecture on women empowerment
Event name: Lecture on gender and empowerment: The “Right to Work” in employment-guarantee schemes by Suruchi Thapar-Björkert
About the event: Sociologist and associate professor at Sweden’s University of Uppsala, in her lecture, will explore the mechanisms and processes through which social protection schemes contribute to the empowerment of women, and will analyse the processes of empowerment and oppression facilitated within the same framework. Prof Suruchi will be sharing insights from schemes such as MNREGA.
Venue: 113, School of Arts and Sciences
Organiser: Ahmedabad University
How to attend: Register here
Date and time: September 13 (Wednesday) at 5:00 pm
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Event name: Lecture by former ISRO Scientist Dr P.S Thakkar
About the event: Dr. P. S. Thakkar who is a retired scientist with the ISRO will talk about Chandrayaan and the Saraswati River in Gujarati.
Venue: Community Education Bhawan, Navjeevan Press Road
Organisers: Matrubhasha Abhiyan
How to attend: Walk-in
Date and time: September 9, 05:30pm.
Learn how to make a puppet
Event name: Puppet Pop Up
About the event: Get involved in the fun process of making puppet while recycling materials. Create your own puppets and turn them into characters.
Venue: The Footlight Theatre
Organiser: The Footlight Theatre
How to attend: Rs. 1800 registration fee, contact for registration 7265044464.
Date and time: September 10, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm