Online Programmes (April 1 - May 31)

  • Exploring Raga Music

    Instructor: Pt. Omkar Havaldar
    This online course, aimed at beginners in Hindustani classical vocal music, is intended to help students acquire familiarity with singing khayal compositions in at least two different ragas. Through a practice-based approach, the instructor will also convey the basic principles of Hindustani vocal performance.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Every Wednesday from April 6, 5 pm - 6 pm (Women) and 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm (Men)
    Format:Interactive instruction
    Pre-requisite: Ability to learn music
    Level: Introductory

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  • How to Write about Food

    Instructor: Edible Archives
    This online course, aimed at lay people interested in the food writing genre, brings together experts in the field to discuss how we engage with food as a society, and how we can draw on this to write about what we cook and eat.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Every Thursday from April 7, 6 pm - 7:30 pm
    Format: Interactive real-time lecture and discussion coordinated by course anchors.
    Pre-requisite: English proficiency in reading and writing, interest in food writing as a genre
    Level: Introductory

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  • Singing Kabir

    Instructor: Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy
    This online course is aimed at anyone who is interested in singing and in the saint-poet Kabir. It explores not only melodies and folk and classical genres of India but also ideas of self, body, duality, love and death, form and formlessness, through learning, discussing and singing the songs of Kabir.
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Every Tuesday from April 12, 6 pm - 7 pm
    Format: Interactive instruction
    Pre-requisite: Ability to learn music
    Level: Introductory

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  • Two Millennia of Argumentation: Introduction to Indian Philosophy

    Instructor: Professor Shishir Saxena
    In this fiercely competitive world where practical concerns reign supreme and theoretical ideals seem increasingly implausible, does the study of philosophy have anything to contribute? What, in fact, does one study when one studies philosophy? Moreover, India - one is told repeatedly - is amongst the most ancient of civilisations. Has the Indian civilisation then contributed anything to humanity’s philosophical pursuits?
    Duration: 8 weeks
    Frequency: Every Friday from April 8, 6 pm - 7:30 pm
    Format: Interactive Lectures
    Pre-requisite: None
    Level: Introductory

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