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As a part of the Symbiosis Golden Lecture series, Dr. Kiran Bedi was invited to talk about perseverance and how it is the key to success. She was the first female Indian Police Service officer who is the incumbent Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. The session was started by Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, praising Ms. Bedi she...
The line “lamha lamha kisi jaadu ka fasana hoga”, written by Jan Nisar Akhtar, is how Javed Akhtar was originally named Jaadu. True to his name, his words hold magic, and his delivery leaves you in awe. On the 18 th of October, we at Symbiosis Literature Festival had the opportunity to listen to the latest recipient of...
On the second day of the Symbiosis ‘lit festival 2020’, we were graced by the presence of Mr. Pavan K. Varma, who is a former Indian Foreign Service officer and is most popularly known for being the author of “Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker” Mr. Varma began by stating that it is scornful how, “Hinduism gives us so...
“Jab mann ka ho toh acha, na ho toh zyada acha. Kyuki fir voh upar wale ke man ka ho raha hai” These were the words used to kickstart the Valedictory ceremony of ‘Symbiosis literary fest 2020.’ We were all graced by the virtual presence of legendry film actor and a national icon, “Sri. Amitabh Bachchan.” Mr....
The ninth lecture in the SCMC perspective series had Dr. Srinivas R. Melkote, Emeritus professor, connected with the students from the School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, USA, to throw light upon the Role of Communication in Development and the implications of the same. Having been in the education sector for over...
A ‘diverse’ array of opportunities set SIU apart from any other University- one such brilliant initiative was introduced to the students of Batch 2023 by Ms. Shilpa Avate through the University Biodiversity Cell Orientation. Ms. Avate took the students through a virtual field trip, guiding them right from the initiation of the Biodiversity Cell to...
With the world anticipating the U.S. election results with bated breaths —all eyes turned towards the country’s tense political climate, Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication invited the Political Journalist, Shoaib Daniyal for a Guest Lecture as a part of its Masterclass series on the 7th of November. However, Mr. Daniyal was not here to...
The session began with an interesting discussion on the events landscape and its relevance in the middle of a pandemic. We learnt that due to Covid-19, there has been a clear variation and shift in the budget of various events.For instance; Today people in India are having intimate weddings with only 50 people instead of...
  The title says OTT Guru because this guest lecture was given by a man who has carved his niche in the dynamic farrago of online content consumption. Mr. Mayukh Ghosh is a graduate of St Xavier’s College, Kolkata and SIMC, Pune; he has gained international recognition with his documentaries, shorts and series. He has...
The interrelationship of Heritage and Media is one that isn’t talked about nearly enough. The students at Symbiosis had an enlightening and thought-provoking session on the same with Mr. Suyash Khare, an avid historian and a heritage tourism researcher. He is the founder of Bhopal Walks, an award-winning venture that seeks to promote the rich...
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