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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #13 (part 3/3)

This is the third and final post in a series of articles providing an overview of the Pecha Kucha night at the American Center last Thursday. One week after the event, I still feel energized by the presentations I witnessed … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #13 (part 2/3)

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post giving a brief overview of Pecha Kucha #13, held last Thursday at the American Center. Like I said earlier, our speakers this time were incredibly inspiring, each in their own way, and their … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #13 (part 1/3)

As you probably know if you’ve been following this space, last Thursday, the 11th of October, was the second Pecha Kucha night at the American Center, the thirteenth in Delhi, and what a night it was! We were busy planning … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to Kinshasa

By Blessing Okorougo Before arriving to New Delhi to assist the development of an ambitious pilot training programme to empower women of rural Rajasthan on water conservation and climate change, I lived and worked in the DRC for the past … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm for Cultural Conservation and Restoration

By Ratish Nanda The Aga Khan Trust for Culture projects promotes the conservation and re-use of buildings and public spaces in historic cities in the Muslim World. The restoration and rehabilitation of historic structures and public spaces is undertaken in … Continue reading

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Introducing the Final Two Speakers for Pecha Kucha!

We’re only four days away from Pecha Kucha, and presentations are flowing in, decisions about the menu are bar are being finalized, and last minute discussions about the speaker lineup are being made. It’s shaping up to be an excellent … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage: Filmmaking, Gender Reassignment, Pecha Kucha and More

By Jeff Roy My name is Jeff Roy, and I am a musician and filmmaker based primarily in Los Angeles and secondarily in Mumbai. In August 2012, I completed my first documentary project, entitled Rites of Passage, about a deeply … Continue reading

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“A Woman’s Work is Never Done”

By Gunjan Sharma The Initiation Essentially it’s a trap. They choose the mildest one, the most soft spoken one to lure you into saying Yes to speak at the event. So for me it was Stephanie Morimura. In case any … Continue reading

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On Cultural Difference, Inclusion and Interaction

By Matthew Belmonte I am back home in England, having reached here beginning of June after a stop for a speaking engagement in France. My two years in India were a clean break from America, as my four-year contract at … Continue reading

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More Speakers at the next Pecha Kucha Night

This post has been pending for a while now, but I’ve been so busy actually speaking to and meeting with the speakers, that I haven’t had time to actually introduce them! So, without further ado, here are short introductions to … Continue reading

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