Saturday, January 10, 2015

A presentation on the A&N Islands, TISS Hyd, Jan 13th

Dear Friends (particularly those in Hyderabad, or visiting)

Making a presentation on the A&N Islands at TISS Hyderabad, Rajendranagar on Jan. 13, 4 pm. Please do come.

Details are as follows:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Hyderabad Campus
Public Lecture:
'The Andaman & Nicobar - An island journey'
Speaker : Mr. Pankaj Sekhsaria

Abstract: Pankaj Sekhsaria will present an account of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands - the rich biodiversity, the mindsets and the development challenges - through 20 years of his engagement with and work in the islands. He will also present the trajectory, challenges and inspirations of how his island novel, 'The Last Wave', a story deeply embedded in the history, geography and ecology, came to be.
Dr. Nilanjana Ray will be in conservation with him.

Date and Time: Tuesday 13th January, 2015, 4 to 5pm
Venue: BA II Year Classroom, Sanakaran Block, Hyderabad

All are welcome.
Pankaj Sekhsaria is a researcher, writer, photographer, campaigner and academic. He has worked extensively in the field of environment and wildlife conservation with a particular focus on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He has been writing regularly on related issues for the English media since 1998, and is the author of two non-fiction books based on the islands: Troubled Islands (2003), a collection of his journalist writings, and The Jarawa Tribal Reserve Dossier: Cultural and biological diversity in the Andaman islands ( Jt. Editor, 2010).

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