Posts Tagged ‘talk’

Changing Ideas of Rights,Wrongs, and Public Interest: Talk by Usha Ramanathan

Environment Support Group ®

invites you to a talk on

Changing Ideas of Rights, Wrongs and Public Interest

(Enquiries into Changing Role of State vis a vis sovereignty, eminent domain, impoverishment and the return of the Contract)

On Friday, 27th November 2009
By

Usha Ramanathan

Time: 5.00 pm – 6.30 pm
Venue: Ashirwad, St. Marks Road (Behind Kabab Corner), Bangalore

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If you loved your job…

What do a founder of an NGO, an offbeat boutique owner, a Kathak dancer, a Radio Jockey and an Event Manager have in common?

They’re all living their calling. Are you?

“You’ve got to find what you love. Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” These were the famous words of Steve Jobs at Stanford. It’s not surprising to see people around us suffering from Monday blues. If only they loved their job, things would have been different. So what does it take to find your calling? And what does it take to actually live it? Try to find out the answers from a few real people who are living their dreams, shall we? Let’s listen to them as they talk their story…

Tickets priced at Rs 500.
Visit www.talkinstead.com to book online.

Talk by Dr Michael Goldman at ESG, Jayanagar

Today, Environment Support Group, which is working in many ways for the commons of Bangalore and Karnataka, organized a lecture on ‘Rethinking the Indian city, reclaiming its Commons” by Professor Michael Goldman.

Here’s the background about Prof. Goldman that ESG gave in their invitation mail:

“Prof. Michael Goldman is a McKnight Presidential Fellow and professor of Sociology and Global Studies at the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, USA. He is the editor of Privatizing Nature: Political Struggle for the Global Commons (Rutgers University Press and Pluto Press), and the author of Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social Justice in the Age of Globalization (Yale University Press 2005; Orient Longman India 2006; Kyoto University Press [in Japanese] 2008), based on a decade-long ethnography of the World Bank. He is currently conducting research in Bangalore on the project,“Bangalore: The Making of a World City,”focusing on the transformations of land, government,and citizenship taking place under liberalization.”

Here’s Leo Saldanha of ESG, introducing Professor Goldman:

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