Friday, August 31, 2012
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
- Water Scarcity
- The Dams and the Displaced
- Water Harvest/conservation
- Water Struggles/Conflicts
- Floods and Droughts
- Global Warming and Climate Change
- Impact of Deforestation on Water Bodies
- Water, Sanitation and Health
- River Pollution
- The Holistic Revival of Water Bodies
- Water and Life
1. Two DVDs of the film (with English subtitles, if required)
2. A completed and signed copy of the entry form
3. Three high-resolution stills of the film (can be sent via email)
4. A high-resolution photograph of the director (can be sent via email)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012
We are very happy to invite you to a lecture “Lives in the shadow of Fukushima” by Prof. John Clammer on Sunday, 19th, February 2012 from 4 pm on wards at National Gallery of Modern Art , Palace Road Bangalore.
To share a little about the lecture and the speaker/discussants:
Prof. John Clammer, Professor of Sociology at the UN University, Tokyo will speak about life after the Fukushima nuclear disaster as a lived experience throwing open for discussion the questions of nuclear safety and health .
Dr. Corinne Kumar, Founder Director, CIEDS Collective and Secretary General, El taller International,Tunisia as one of the discussant who has worked on peace and nuclear disarmament and human rights nationally and internationally over the last thirty years will initiate a discussion on the politics of nuclearisation, nation state and development.
We also hope to have a voice from the resistance movement against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant.
The lecture will be preceded by a film screening on Fukushima: "Yet we seed", directed by Koike Natsumi. The film includes various interviews of organic farmers in Fukushima, after the accident.
We hope that the lecture will deepen the debate on our choices of science and technology and its implications for humanity.
We look forward to seeing you.
You are welcome to extend the invitation to your friends and all those who you think would be interested in the issue.
Bhoga Nanjunda Madhu Bhushan George Kutty
CIEDS Collective Vimochana Bangalore Film Society
“Indian scientists should focus on sustainable agriculture with an emphasis on reform from below”
Joan P. Mencher
We are very happy to invite you and your interested friends to a lecture and film screening programme titled ”Food Security and SRI (System of Rice Intensification) methods of cultivation: Alternatives to the corporate model” by
Prof. Joan Mencher.
The films: One man, 1 cow and 1 planet is based in India. 2. Silent Forests- is about GMO trees and GMOS and what they are.
Date: Friday 17th February 2012. Time: 3 pm: Venue: No.33/1-9, Thygraja Layout, Jaibharath Nagar,
M.S. Nagar P.O, Bangalore 560033. Land mark: Jaibharath Nagar Petrol Bunk:
For Information contact Bhadra: Mobile:9019289592
Organised by CIEDS Collective, Vimochana and Bangalore Film Society
Prof.Joan P Mencher:
Joan P. Mencher is a prof. emerita of Anthropology from the City University of New York’s Graduate Centre and Lehman College. She is the Chair person of a not for profit organization, “The Second Chance Foundation”, which works to support rural grass roots organizations that works with the poor and small farmers in India and the United States on issues relating to ecology, caste, land reform, agriculture and women over the past half a century. She has published widely both in the US and in India on all of these subjects, primarily in academic journals. Some of her published works are: Agriculture and Social Structure in Tamil Nadu: Past Origins, Present Transformations, and Future Prospects, Social Anthropology of Peasantry, of Female Headed/Female Supported Households: A Cross Cultural Comparison, Mixed Blessings: Gender and Religious Fundamentalism Cross Culturally, Walk On My Back So I Can Work Tomorrow: Health and Work Among Female Agricultural Workers in Tamil Nadu and Kerala," Critical Survival, "Population Policy in India: What Could It Mean for Women?" and "Women and Irrigation in South India." She has also been a consultant with the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank for their India operations.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Wed, 1st Feb: THE BASTARDS
Thu, 2nd Feb: USED PARTS
Fri, 3rd Feb: PAN'S LABYRINTH
Sat, 4th Feb: CRAZY CARNIVAL
Thu, 9th Feb: MORE THAN ANYTHING IN THE WORLD
Fri, 10th Feb: THE DESERT INSIDE
Sat, 11th Feb: BACKYARD
Venue: BFS Office, No. 33/1-9, Thyagraju Layout, Jaibharath Nagar,
M.S. Nagar P.O, Bangalore 560 033. Land mark: Jaibharath Nagar Bharat