In The Time Of Celluoid- Book Release and Discussion
from 17:00 to 19:00
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IN THE TIME OF CELLULOID
Book release and discussion of two major books on Indian cinema:
Indian Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: from Bollywood to the Emergency, New Delhi, Tulika Books, 2009
Megastar: Chiranjeevi and Telugu Cinema after NT Rama Rao, Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2009
The Sarai Programme is pleased to present a panel discussion on the occasion of the much-anticipated release of two major works of scholarship on Indian cinema. Ashish Rajadhyaksha and S.V. Srinivas will introduce their books, after which a panel discussion will address issues posed by their works for research in the field. Do join us for a significant event that will be of great interest to those working in the field of cultural history, film, media and visual culture studies, sociology and political studies.
Acknowledgements: Tulika Books, New Delhi, Oxford University Press, Delhi
Ashish Rajadhyaksha is at the Centre for the Study of Culture & Society. His publications include Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema (1999) and Ritwik Ghatak: A Return to the Epic (1983).
S.V. Srinivas is at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society and coordinator of the Culture: Industries and Diversity in Asia (CIDASIA) research programme. He has been a leading resource person for the study of Telugu cinema, and his current interests include research into Asian film circuits and exhibition practices.
Ranjani Mazumdar, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Madhava Prasad, English and Foreign Languages University
Ravi Vasudevan, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies/Sarai
Moinak Biswas, Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies,
29 Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054
Date: September 4, 2009