Seminars


2
November

Lecture on ‘Sringara through Music and Dance’

Jaipur

28
September

A lecture on Ras Se Bana Benaras at the event on ‘Ras Se Bana Benaras – Kashi ki Mahima’

India Habitat Centre

24
September

A lecture the theme of ‘Museum and City’, talk revolving around India Habitat Centre

CSMVS Mumbai

22
September

Love, Lust and Longing’ Dr. Alka Pande, Madhavi Menon, Joshua Pollock, Sumana Roy Verma moderated by Mona Verma

Pune Literature Festival

21
September

‘Body Sutra’, A presentation by Dr. Alka Pande and discussion with Mona Verma

Pune Literature Festival

21
September

‘Why I am a Hindu?’ Dr. Alka Pande in conversation with Dr. Shashi Tharoor Verma

Pune Literature Festival

14
September

A lecture session on the ‘Panchtattvas : The Road Ahead

Times of India DesignX Festival

16-18
August

A lecture on ‘India – Many Modernities, The Journey of Indian Rasas

Frame Conclave

9
August

Lecture Session at Art Laws of India

The Piramal Museum, Mumbai

28-30
July

Lecture on ‘Badadeva aur Anya Kahaniya’ and ‘Othering the Museum’ at National Seminar on Etnographic Museums in India: Contributions, Representations and Future Possibilities

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya in Bhopal

2
December

Talk on Portraits at IGNCA

New Delhi

6
August

Heritage and Hersey – Art as Civic Duty – Transformative Power


June

Kamasutra: The Exploration of the Spiritual and The Erotic Through Indian Art and Literature

Bengaluru

12
May

The Essence of Indian Art

19
April

When Art Infuses Fashion

10
March

A Talk on Creative Consumerism

Patna

28
March

One of the discussants at Book Launch and Talk on ‘Tagore: Beyond His Language’ Edited by Imre Bangha

20
January

Navras: Understanding Indian Aesthetics: Alka Pande, Harsha Dehejia, James McHugh and Makarand Paranjape in conversation with Mrinal Pande

Jaipur Literature Festival

18
December

French artist Pascal Monteil in conversation with Dr Alka Pande “A Learned and a Happy Ignorance”, Digital Paintings by Pascal Monteil

Amaltas Hall

15
December

India Habitat Centre as part of the exhibition of digital paintings by Pascal Monteil on view at the Jor Bagh Metro Station the artist in conversation with Dr Alka Pande over a discussion of his work and artistic process

9
December

From the Click to the Digital: A History of Photography

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 

7
October

Institute as Abhyas, Chaired by Dr Alka Pande

India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi  

14-15
September

The pleasure of Sartoria – The Dandy Nawab Wahid Ali Shah, Innovations and Contributions of Hazrat Amir Khusrau and Nawab Wajid Ali Shah at Main Building,

India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi 

1
August

Heritage Goes Pop: Design and Culture in Contemporary Times, Rooshad Shroff, Architect-Designer for the Prestigious Christian Louboutin Store, Bangkok and Giorgio Galleani, Head of Collections at the La Triennale di Milano in conversation with Dr. Alka Pande, at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival


March

Helsinki Photomedia 2016, Invited to present a paper in March 2016 at the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland.

6
February

The Photographer’s Eye for Sharira – The Body Rediscovered in Modern Art

India International Centre, New Delhi

31
January

The Body in Modern Art, DAG Modern booth at the India Art Fair

24
January

Outside In, Inside Out: Decoding India’s Visual Culture, Steve McCurry, Vidya Dehejia, Aman Nath, Sudha Gopalakrishnan in conversation with Alka Pande at the Jaipur Literature Festival

2
November

‘Equestrian Legacies,’ Dr Pande In conversation with Hermes family member Philippe Dumas

Mumbai

2
March

A Conference on “Re-inventing Homelands: Art and Diaspora through the artworks of Shiv Dev Singh and Sheba Remy Kharbanda

26
May

The art of K. G. Subramanyan at Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi. In collaboration with the Seagull Foundation for the Arts

22
May

ABC OF ART: Appreciation, Buying And Collecting, Mountain Echoes Literary Festival

Bhutan 

18
October

‘Kafka and I’ an interactive session at the Austrian Embassy

 New Delhi


August

World Aesthetics’ at DJ Academy of Design

13-15
June

Conference Doing Memory – Art, Research and the Politics of Memory and History

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 

19-20
March

Gurudev: The Startorial Humanist At The International Conference On Rabindranath Tagore: His Writings and Art beyond Bengal

Budapest

10
March

Shringara book launch and the talk under the auspices of the Association of British Scholars

Baroda 

25-27
February

Beauty And The Human Form, At The International Seminar The End Of Art And The Promise Of Beauty

India Habitat Centre, Delhi

20th-24th
January

Shringara: The Temple Of The Body, Costumes Of The Mind – Alka Pande, Kalli Purie, In Conversation With Wendell Rodricks

Jaipur Literature Festival  

12
January

Integral Education: Creative Approaches In A Local – Global Context, Iind We Asc World Education Culture Congress 2012 Organised By Shruti Foundation In Collaboration With Indian Council For Cultural Relation And India Habitat Centre

New Delhi

6
January

Evolving A Narrative Of Indian Art, Kolkata Museum Of Modern Art (KMOMA) Kolkata

15
December

Valli and Devasena, Goodearth, Mumbai

17
March

Word and Image: Ramayana and Visual Imagination in India, The India Habitat Centre in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi had presented a Series of 8 inter disciplinary lectures

13
November

The Pleasure of Sartoria: The Dandy Nawab- Wajid Ali Shah, School of Arts and Aesthetics

Jawaharlal Nehru University

20
February

A..B..C.. of Contemporary Indian Art. Aesthetics, Buying and Collecting at Government Museum and Art Gallery Sector 10C

Chandigarh, India


February

ABCD – ARCO Newsletter of the ARCO International Contemporary Art Fair

 Madrid


December

RMIT KING POWER, Designing Masculinities Symposium, RMIT University

Melbourne Australia 


December

Addressing the expression of masculinity through notions of style, identity and appearance. King Power appeals to those with interests in fashion, design; cinema, cultural and performance studies; media, history, fine art, philosophy and theory

18
November

Abu Dhabi, Art Talks & Sensations. A Symposium-Performance. Cultural Foundation

18-21
June

‘2008 Beijing International Festival of Photography


June

Summit Forum. 1st Beijing International Festival of Photography


April

Engendered – Gender, Sexuality, Ritual and Religion. Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

New York


February

Talk on Contemporary Indian Art at the ARCO Art Fair – Madrid


May

The fourth Fountain has Festival of the Arts 2007 held in Goa..DRSTI into understanding and appreciating the two trajectories of art


April

PRAKRITI FOUNDATION

Chennai


March

Bombay’s Kala Ghoda Festival Topic of discussion: – Gender, Sensuality and Sexuality


February

International Literature and Media Festival held in Mumbai opic of discussion: – Gender Dictators

Kitab Festival


January

International festival of the image 2007 Topic of discussion: – East meets Eastside​ The speakers will discuss their travels with the image, how new journeys and technologies affect their practice in the fine art world, as either producers or curators, and the potential for showing work in the East

20
April

Lecture on “Authentication of Art” on Fake art in National Museum

4
April

Lecture on “The eye of the collector” on art collection in India habitat center during the Art appreciation course

21
March

Lecture on “Bhimbhetica to Hussain” on aesthetics of art in India Habitat Centre during the Art appreciation course

24
February

‘Hybrid Voices’ a lecture in Rome


September

Organised special lectures at Punjab University by Mark Tully, Shyam Benegal, Khushwant Singh, Benoy Behl, Pankaj Butalia, Shahid Amin and Arvind Gupta


September

Conceptualized and set up the Visual Arts Gallery for the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


September

East West Encounter-VishwaBharati, Shantiniketan


September

Shifting Demographics-East West Encounter


September

Osians and Lalit Kala


September

TAC- Perception – The Self and the other


September

Australia India Council- Managing Public Spaces

23
September

‘Mahishasurmardini: The mode of representation and its interpretation within the illuminated manuscripts of India.’ In a seminar on ‘The Cult of Goddess,’ at the National Museum

7
September

Tommorow’s Bluechip-Indian contemporary Art a presentation at the FICCI presentation

15
September

‘At the Feet of Vishnu, in the locks of Shiva, Ganga Lives’ at the ‘Ganga day’ a lecture organized by the Sankat Mochan Foundation


March

Scenography for the Rue Musicale ‘Tribute to the Gods, Glory of the Princes – The Festival of North Indian Music 14 – 18 Century’ organized by the Cite de la Musique

Paris, France

31
March

‘Jal Sutra’ a seminar in celebration of Water Day

India Habitat Centre

9-13
September

‘Borderless Terrain’ dealing with issues of identities, pluralism, cross cultural fertilization, border crossings and geographical mappings

12-15
August

‘Navarasa – In Contemporary Indian Art’


February

‘Aesthetic Experience – A Dialogue in Appreciating the Arts’ Eight week workshop


January

‘Cross Talks in Design’ a series of talks by eminent Designers in collaboration with NID


December

Initiated ‘Art Space’ – Urban Art Project at the India Habitat Centre


December

Set up the first Holistic Centre for the Arts

Art Folio at Chandigarh

2-3
May

Centre, Delhi in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs

Punjab  

1
April

Organised Special Lecture by Taron Puri, Spiritual Healer, on ‘Complementary Medicine at Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium

 Punjab University, Chandigarh 


March

Organised Special Lecture by Professor Yashpal, Ex Chairman, UGC and eminent National Scientist on ‘Between the Cosmic and the Intimate’ at the English Auditorium, Punjab University

28
February

Organised illustrated lecture presentation by Nadira Babbar, eminent theatre personality at the Government Museum and Art Gallery

Chandigarh


February

Organised a two-day cultural festival of Punjab called ‘Rooh Punjab Di’ at the India Habitat


February

‘Rasanubhuti’ a festival of classical music and dance at Nek Chand’s Rock Garden

28
February

‘Vartalap’ a three-day lecture series on the traditions of the Miniature Paintings at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10

Chandigarh