Month
January 2022

On 3rd December, Journalism students of Batch 2022 received an opportunity to interact with Yash Agarwal, an alumnus of SCMC and Twitter’s first-ever Public Policy Fellow from India. The Journalism students witnessed a paradigm shift since the Covid pandemic began, courtesy the hyybrid mode combining an online and offline session, as they sat together in...
On the 2nd of December, 2021, the students of the Journalism batch had the opportunity to attend an enriching guest lecture from the esteemed Dr. Pradeep Nair, on the role of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) in development. They gleaned invaluable insights from this lecture, which was a part of their Fundamentals of Development Communication...
During the Symbiosis Literary Festival held on 20th and 21st, November 2021, guest speaker Dhruv Sehgal and Ajit Duara discussed how modern love can be congruous with digital media. A Symbiosis alumnus,  Mr. Sehgal is an actor, writer, and director with contributions to prominent productions such as Little Things, What are the Odds and his...
“War doesn’t negate decency. It demands it, even more than in times of peace.” – Khaled Hosseini On the second day of the Symbiosis Literary Festival, 2021, the last session, ‘Piece of War: Narratives of Hope and Resilience,’ was graced by Dr. Meha Dixit and Mr. Anando Bhakto. Dr. Dixit has a Ph.D. in International Politics...
Exploring the relationship between technology and society On Day 2 of the Symbiosis Literary Festival held on 20th & 21st November, 2021, the students had the pleasure of attending a book reading and discussion session with Dr. Rakesh Kumar about his book ‘Reluctant Technophiles: India’s complicated relationship with technology.’ A renowned technologist and Professor at...
On 21st of November 2021, as part of the Symbiosis Literary Fest, students had the wonderful opportunity of interacting with Sanyanth Naroth and Sharad Rao from the Indie-music band ‘Easy Wanderlings;’ and Tushar Mathur, an independent artist based in Bangalore. The panel discussion on ‘Finding New Audiences: The role of the internet in Indie music’...
What are the origins of the religions we practice today? How did Hinduism emerge as a civilisation first, rather than as a religion? Such were the questions answered in the highly insightful session on ‘The Great Hindu Civilisation: Achievement, Neglect, Bias and the Way Forward’ with Amb. Pavan K Varma on 21 November, 2021,  the...
“For me, this book has been my homage to my Guru.” – Rahul Rawail During the “Symbiosis Lit Fest” that took place on 20th November 2021, the students of SCMC had the pleasure of hearing Mr. Rahul Rawail speak on his upcoming book: “Raj Kapoor- The Master at Work.” Renowned filmmaker, Rahul Rawail, director of...