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The Asiatic Society of Mumbai LitClub           
ASM LitClub Talk
on Friday, 24th November, 2017, at 5.00 p.m.

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Literary Club cordially invites you to a talk by Dr. Ramdas Bhatkal and Mr. Ramu Ramnathan on Friday, 24th November, 2017, at 5.00 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society.

Dr. Ramdas Bhatkal will talk about Govind V. Karandikar, Jyanapeeth award winner, Marathi author and poet. Mr. Ramu Ramnathan will also talk about the English Vinda.

Govind Karandikar was a literary critic and professor of English who wrote poetry and essays in Marathi.  His deep knowledge of English literature as also his association with the legendary poet, A.K. Ramanunjam, encouraged him to translate his own poems into English.  Four books of poetry were published in the English translation.  He also wrote a few essays of literary criticism in English. At the presentation, Ramdas Bhatkal and Ramu Ramnathan will speak about Vinda's  English work and present excerpts from his writings and interviews.

Tea will be served at 4.30 pm.

Event Date       :  Friday, 24th November, 2017
Time & venue  :  5.00 p.m. – Durbar Hall, Asiatic Society of Mumbai

- Mrs. Sanjeevani Kher,Chairperson – ASM LitClub
- Prof. Meenal Kshirsagar,Convenor  - ASM LitClub
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia,Hon. Secretary - ASM                

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai LitClub
ASM LitClub Event
Screening of a documentary film
“The Tale of Natives”
at 5.00 p.m. on Friday, 28th July, 2017
The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Literary Club is pleased to announce the screening of a documentary film “The Tale of Natives” at 5.00 p.m. on Friday, 28th July, 2017 in the Durbar Hall of the Society.
This short film, directed by Amol Aglave and conceptualised by Santosh Pathare, is the story of the Somvansh Kshatriya Pathare community, one of the original natives of the city of Mumbai, and its contribution in the making of this great city.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with the makers of the film.
Do join us for tea at 4.30 pm on the 28th.
Event Date : Friday, 28th July, 2017
Time & venue : 5.00 p.m. – Durbar Hall
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary - ASM
- Mrs. Sanjeevani Kher , Chairperson – ASM LitClub
- Prof. Meenal Kshirsagar,Convenor - ASM LitClub

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai LitClub             
ASM LitClub Talk
“A Life in the Shadow: The Secret History of A.C.N. Nambiar”
by the author Shri Vappala Balachandran
on Friday, 21st April, 2017, at 4.00 p.m.

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Literary Club cordially invites you to a talk by the author Shri Vappala Balachandran on his book "A Life in the Shadow: The Secret History of A.C.N . Nambiar" on Friday, 21st April at 4.00 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society.

"The author will talk about the remarkable life of A.C.N.  Nambiar, that has been described in this book. He was a Nationalist and a freedom fighter, a diplomat who was a friend of Subash Chandra Bose and Jawaharlal Nehru. He was an envoy to Nazi Germany and spent much of his life serving the Indian Independence movement in Europe.

It will be fascinating to know about Nambiar's life and  work, do attend this lecture."

Event Date : Friday, 21st April, 2017
Time & venue : 4.00 p.m. – Durbar Hall

- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary - ASM
- Mrs. Sanjeevani Kher, Chairperson – ASM LitClub
- Prof. Meenal Kshirsagar, Convenor  - ASM LitClub