Arunava Sinha, translator & professor
and
Joy Sengupta, actor
on
REGIONAL STORIES,
GLOBAL AUDIENCE
Saurabh Shukla,
actor, screenplay writer,
playwright
on
STORY TO SCRIPT
Rituparna Roy, professor & author
and
Damyanti Biswas, blogger & author
on
THE FIRST NOVEL
Ajay Arora,
AVP - Strategic Planning & Projects, Hero Corp
on
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR FAILURE?
Swami Narasimhananda (Philosopher, monk)
and
Faridoon Shahryar (Entertainment Journalist)
on
ARE OUR STORIES CONNECTED?
Prof. Leonard Cassuto,
Author, Professor of Fordham
University & Researcher
on
CRIME FICTION & REALITY
Media Coverage
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Prof. Robin Dunbar, Anthropologist and Professor, University of Oxford
on
HUMOUR IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA & HUMAN STORIES
Prof. Jon Cook,
Professor and Director - Creative & Performing Arts,
University of East Anglia
on
OBSERVATION & LISTENING FOR CREATIVE WRITING
Ira Dubey, actor
 
on
 
READING V/S PERSONIFYING :
 
FROM STORY TO STAGE
Prof. Brian A. Hatcher,
Author & Professor
Packard Chair of Theology,
Tufts University, MA
on
CHALLENGING POPULAR IDEALS IN RELIGIOUS HISTORY
Prof. Maria Mazzioti Gillan,
Poet & Professor - Binghamton University
 on
POETRY FOR FREEDOM & EXPRESSION
Prof. Samita Sen, Historian, University of Cambridge
on
SUPER WOMEN AND EVOLVING SOCIAL NARRATIVES
Deepak Rao,
Police Historian
on
THE LANDMARK CASES OF YORE
Meenu Bagla,
 
CMO, Cyient Limited
 
on
 
THE SIGNIFICANT FIRSTS
Prof. Jeffery D. Long
Author & Professor of Religion & Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania
on
HINDUISM OUTSIDE INDIA
Tarun Chugh, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd
on
BEFRIENDING SETBACKS
Dr. Jack Hawley,
Author & Claire Tow Professor of Religion at Barnard College, Columbia University on
BHAKTI TRADITIONS & RELIGIOUS EVIDENCE
Mandar Natekar,
Chief Business Officer, KidZania
on
THE POWER OF ONE!
William Dalrymple
(author and historian)
on
BEING A POPULAR INTELLECTUAL
Suchitra Pillai (actor)
on
WOMEN FROM THE
INDIAN STAGE
 
Prof. Kathleen Driskell
Poet & Chair of the Spalding University School of Creative and Professional Writing, 
on
THE ENGINE AND PROCESS OF POETRY
 
Dr. Alf Gunvald Nilsen,
Author and Professor
of Sociology,
University of Pretoria, South Africa
on his book,
ADIVASIS
AND THE STATE
Dr. Rana Mitter,
Author, Professor and
Director of the
University China Centre,
University of Oxford
on
INDO-CHINA :
STORIES OF THE DECADES
Sudeep Sen (poet)
in conversation with
Dr. Queen Sarkar
(professor, researcher)
on
POETRY BEYOND BOUNDARIES
Arundhathi Subramaniam
(poet)
 
on
 
BHAKTI : THE POETRY OF DEVOTION AND DELIRIUM
Tarun Anand,
 
(Co-founder -
Universal Business School)
 
on
 
KILLING THE DEMON INSIDE!
         Dr. Sukrita Paul Kumar           (poet, writer, professor)
in conversation with
Dr. Queen Sarkar
(professor, researcher)
on
CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN LITERATURE
Vish Dhamija
(author)
 
on
 
WRITING A THRILLER :
INSIDE THE CRIMINAL PSYCHE
Abhay Kumar
(poet, diplomat)
 
on
 
LITERARY NOMADISM
 Dr. Tsering Wangmo Dhompa         
(poet,
professor of Villanova University)
 
on
ERDIFYING TIBET ALONG THE VICISSITUDES OF EXILE & LOSS
Dr. Jaswinder Bolina
(poet, professor)
 
on
 
ROLE OF IDENTITY IN SHAPING LANGUAGE & WRITING
Dr. Prasun Chatterjee,
(Editorial Director -
Pan Macmillan)
 
on
 
THE EMOTION & BUSINESS OF COMMERCIAL PUBLISHING
Dr. Nandini Sahu
(poet, author, editor, professor)
 
on
 
WRITING A THRILLER :
INSIDE THE CRIMINAL PSYCHE
Dr. Md. Kazim Ali
(poet, professor)
 
on
 
EXPANSE OF POETRY AND POETICS
Vinita Agrawal
(poet)
 
on
 
POETRY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Julia Phillips
(novelist)
 
on
 
THE DEBUT BOOK
Pinaki De
(professor and artist)
 
on
 
COLOURS AND COVERS
Mita Kapur
(Founder, Siyahi)
 
on
 
SETTING UP INDIA'S FIRST LITERARY AGENCY
Dr. Lucy Corin
(author and professor
Department of English & Creative Writing)
on
THE ARCHITECTURE OF WRITING
Dr. Rion Scott
(author and professor
Department of English, University of Maryland)
on
HAIR, RACE, REPRESENTATION IN WRITING
Shikha Kapur,
 
(COO - Eros Motion Pictures)
 
on
 
WOMEN IN MEDIA
Dr. Fiona Sampson
(Poet, Writer, Professor of Poetry at Roehampton University)
on
POETRY OUT LOUD - The Primacy of Sound and Silences.
Prof. Padma Viswanathan
(novelist, professor)
in conversation with
Anand Kamalakar
(film maker, professor)
on
STORYTELLING IN WORDS AND IMAGES
Rajiv Mohabir, Kiran Bhat, Adeeba Shahid Talukder in conversation with
Isheeta Patel on
THE NEW DESI AMERICAN
Oindrila Mukherjee
(Associate Professor of
Creative Writing at
Grand Valley State University)
on
SHAPING NARRATIVES ABOUT INDIA AND THE WORLD
Deepali Naair,
CMO - India & South Asia,
IBM
on
LIFE STORIES & LEARNING
Aruni Kashyap,
Author & Asst. Professor of Creative Writing, University of Georgia
on
NOVELS & TRANSLATIONS
Prof. Vikram Kapur
Author & Professor of English,
Shiv Nadar University
on
WRITING ELEMENTS & ATTITUDE
Sayantani Dasgupta
Author & Asst. Professor,
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
on
CREATIVE NONFICTION

Our Speakers

A virtual knowledge-bank with intellectual and creative leaders from academic, entertainment and corporate world. An attempt to analyse stories as an emotion and as a business, under one learning umbrella.

Sessions will discuss the skills of storytelling and storyteller, technical aspects of writing, translation into multiple presentation formats and languages, attitude of the audience, and more. Panels will also explore how learning can be sourced and applied creatively instead of staying confined in text-books or rule-books. Life has a lot to give. Are we conscious enough to take? 

A virtual summit to stimulate intellectual empowerment through unique story-based talks that help innovate learning content for participants in education & industry.

Experience our esteemed speakers and subject-matter experts, talking for this innovative intervention in learning & storytelling. 

 
 
 
 
 
Our Conversationalists :
 
Kanchana Banerjee (author)
Shelly Bhoil (Poet and research scholar)
Deepak Chawla (author, management professional, educationist)
Queen Sarkar (professor, researcher)
Ritamvara (student)
Koral Dasgupta (author, entrepreneur)
 
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