Talks & Interfaces

Kolkata, October 27, 2013: Book reading: End of Story, Arjun Shekhar – Prantakatha, Seagull Books, Varta.

Kolkata, October 27, 2013: Book reading: End of Story, Arjun Shekhar – Prantakatha, Seagull Books, Varta

Kolkata, February 25, 2014: Discussion: ‘Love & Life Post Supreme Court Verdict on Section 377, IPC’ – Prantakatha, Varta


Kolkata, March 6, 2014: Panel discussion on films and human rights at ‘IDIA Film Festival at National Law Schools’ – IDIA, WBNUJS


Kolkata, October 18, 2014: Book launch: Reverse Tree, Kiriti Sengupta – Ahava Communications, Story Bookstore


Kolkata, December 10, 2014: Panel discussion: ‘Gender Justice – Situation in West Bengal – A Dialogue’ – NAWO.

Kolkata, December 10, 2014: Panel discussion: ‘Gender Justice – Situation in West Bengal – A Dialogue’ – NAWO

Kolkata, March 10, 2015: Panel discussion: ‘Gender, Sexuality and Law’ – WBNUJS


Kolkata, September 4, 2015: Film screening: Walking the Walk, Moses Tulasi – Gender & Sexuality Forum, WBNUJS


Kharagpur, October 1, 2015: Film screenings on queer issues: ‘Kashish Forward’ – Ambar-IIT Kharagpur, Kashish MIQFF, Varta, Movies That Matter.

Kharagpur, October 1, 2015: Film screenings on queer issues: ‘Kashish Forward’ – Ambar-IIT Kharagpur, Kashish MIQFF, Varta, Movies That Matter

Kolkata, November 17, 2015: Panel discussion: ‘Importance of SRHR in 2030 Global Goals for Sustainable Development’ – FPAI, IPPF, Citizen News Service


Kolkata, December 1, 2015: Panel discussion on World AIDS Day: ‘Current Global Scenario in Achieving the Goal of Getting to Zero’ – US Consulate, Kolkata; Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals.

Kolkata, November 17, 2015: Panel discussion: ‘Importance of SRHR in 2030 Global Goals for Sustainable Development’ – FPAI, IPPF, Citizen News Service

Kolkata, December 10, 2015: Panel discussion: ‘Girls, Children and Women’s Rights are Human Rights 365 Days’ – Diocese of Calcutta, AICCW, Episcopal Church of Scotland


Kolkata, February 20, 2016: Panel discussion: ‘Whoever Voluntarily . . . Decoding Consent’ – CWF, Kinky Collective, Varta


Kolkata, February 25, 2016: Film screenings: ‘Exploring Gender, Sexuality and More through Films’ – Prof. Pratulananda Das, Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Varta


Bangalore, April 19-20, 2016: Meeting of church leaders, theologians and queer activists on gender and sexuality diversity – ESHA Programme, NCCI


Kolkata, May 19, 2016: Roundtable conference on HIV/AIDS – US Consulate, Kolkata


Kolkata, June 22, 2016: Panel discussion: ‘Advocates for Equality: An LGBTI Conversation’ – American Center, Varta.

Bangalore, April 19-20, 2016: Meeting of church leaders, theologians and queer activists on gender and sexuality diversity – ESHA Programme, NCCI

Kolkata, August 27, 2016: Panel discussion and poster making workshop: ‘A Conversation: Building Consent and Gender Rights’ – American Center, The Consentwalas.

Kolkata, August 27, 2016: Panel discussion and poster making workshop: ‘A Conversation: Building Consent and Gender Rights’ – American Center, The Consentwalas

Kolkata, September 13, 2016: Workshop on gender and sexuality diversity with church leaders and theologians – ESHA Programme, NCCI; Bishop’s College; Varta.

Kolkata, September 13, 2016: Workshop on gender and sexuality diversity with church leaders and theologians – ESHA Programme, NCCI; Bishop’s College; Varta

Haldia, September 28, 2016: Workshop on gender sensitivity and sexuality with students and faculty – GSCASH, Haldia Government College; Varta Trust


Kolkata, November 19, 2016: Eastern India queer community consultation on social, economic, health and legal ground realities – Solidarity Foundation, Varta Trust


Kolkata, January 31, 2017: Workshop on relationship therapy – addiction, attraction, abuse – Crystal Minds, Kolkata.

Kolkata, January 31, 2017: Workshop on relationship therapy – addiction, attraction, abuse – Crystal Minds, Kolkata.

Kolkata, May 4, 2017: Book launch, panel discussion and film screening: ‘Books, Films and IDAHOBIT 2017’ – Alliance Française du Bengale, Varta Trust.

Kolkata, May 4, 2017: Book launch, panel discussion and film screening: ‘Books, Films and IDAHOBIT 2017’ – Alliance Française du Bengale, Varta Trust.

Kolkata, August 5, 2017: ‘Queer Lives of the Media – A Panel Discussion’ (also Varta webzine’s fourth birthday event) – Alliance Francaise du Bengale, Kinky Collective, Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival, Varta Trust.

Kolkata, August 5, 2017: ‘Queer Lives of the Media – A Panel Discussion’ (also Varta webzine’s fourth birthday event) – Alliance Francaise du Bengale, Kinky Collective, Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival, Varta Trust.

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