Public Talks/Discussions 2011

Lesser known temples of Chennai – some more: Talk by Chithra Madhavan – Aug. 27, 2011

At Hotel Green Park at 6.00 p.m.

Organised by Namma Arcot Road


Kodambakkam is the centre of Madras – Talk by Pradeep Chakravarthy – Aug. 27, 2011

At Hotel Green Park, Vadapalani. At 7 p.m.
A look at how Madras was organised geographically in the 9th-12th centuries, what some troublesome local governance issues were and how they were resolved.
Organised by Namma Arcot Road.


An Indian-American's impressions of Chennai – Talk by Anand Krishna – Aug. 30, 2011

At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.
Anand Krishna is Public Affairs Officer, American Consulate.
Organised by The Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.


A Brief History of Engineering in Madras – audio/visual presentation – Aug. 20, 2011

– an audio/visual presentation tracing the 217 year old history of how a modest “old Madras” survey school that began on May 14, 1794 became the principal seat of Technical education in the State & the oldest Technical institution in India … the College of Engineering Guindy!
Venue: AACEG Alumni Center (Opp. Ladies Hostel), College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.
Time: Evening 5.15 pm, Saturday, August 20, 2011
Entry Free. Open to Public. But Register in Advance.
Call: +91 9840959730 | 9840461333 | 9962548982 Or Email: cegalumni@annauniv.edu
Organized by: Alumni Association of College of Engineering Guindy (AACEG)


Lesser known temples of Chennai – some more – Talk by Chitra Madhavan – Aug. 23, 2011

At Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.
At 6.30 p.m.


Ancient Light: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker – talk by Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan – Aug. 22, 2011

At Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.
At 6.30 p.m.


A Boxwallahs Madras – Aug. 28, 2011

KRN Menon and P Unnikrishnan in conversation with Sushila Ravindranath.
Organised by Madras Musings.
At Amethyst, Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai-600 014 (Entrance Next to Corporation Bank)

At 7 p.m.


Anglo Indians of Madras – talk by Harry Mclure & Richard O Connor – Aug. 27, 2011

At GRT Grand, 120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 17

At 7.30 p.m. Organised by Madras Musings


The English Theatre in Madras – Talk by P.C. Ramakrishna – Aug. 26, 2011

At The Madras Gymkhana Club, The Island, Anna Salai, Chennai 600 002

At 7 p.m. Organised by Madras Musings.


A Village Called Cholamandal – Aug. 25, 2011

Geeta Doctor in conversation.

At The Park Sheraton,TTK Road, Chennai- 18

At 7 p.m. Organised by Madras Musings.


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