Three days of Difficult Dialogues

 

Difficult dialogues is a three day event with four panel discussions  which will focus on Global Finance, India and West Asia, Infrastructure and Civil Society. It is being organized by an independent body, not affiliated with any political parties and would be dealing with issues that affect many parts of South Asia, and they have finally made their way down to India. The South Asia Centre, London School of Economics (LSE) in association with Difficult Dialogues to host the ‘LSE India Summit 2016’ in Goa.

Clear your schedule from the 28th to the 30th of January, and head down to one of their two venues, Cidade de Goa or International Center Goa for three unforgettable days of talks on

People Power: How Non-Violent Strategies are Shaking & Shaping the World by Serbian political thinker Srdja Popovic

Srdja Popovic (CANVAS, Serbien)

From Bombay to Canton: Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China by Amitav Ghosh.
An exhibition of rare documents from the archives of the Reserve Bank of India, will be on display during this period.

The festival is encouraging the youth to get involved as well and having a smaller event called Daring Debates, in the run up to the main event. Here you would find discussions about being civilised in contemporary India and understanding citizenship in the context of contemporary India. If your team wins at this debate, you and your team will travel to Goa to fight for the laurels at the Daring Debates finale, which will be judged by Sudhir Kakkar, Pooja Bedi, Shazia Ilmi and  ANS Nadkarni.

The closing ceremony will include a few hints on what to expect in the following year, and the suspense that comes with it, a music concert by Joanne Fernandes and his band and a lot more.

siddharth_varadarajan India West Asia

For more information, please visit www.difficultdialogues.com