Talk – Madras in the 1860s – Rare Photos from the College of Arts – Aug. 16, 2018

In a long line of firsts, is one for photography. Within a few years of photography being invented, Madras was probably the first in Asia where it was formally taught as a subject. The 45min talk will screen some of the rare images and the monuments with some stories around them.

Speaker – Behaviourist Pradeep Chakravarthy looks at history to understand why people behave the way they do today. Currently working on his PhD, he does workshops for corporates and has written several books and articles on Tamil Nadu and Madras’s history.

At 5:30PM in IC&SR auditorium, IIT Madras campus.

An Extra Mural Lecture by IIT Madras
Open to all.