Dance Like a Man: Refiguring Masculinity

A heated discussion erupted in the chilly morning on the Rajnigandha Front Lawn, as a distinguished and diverse panel debated gender constructs and questioned typical masculine stereotypes. Everyone present was itching to contribute to this dynamic conversation about male values and roles, male stress, and the changing power dynamics between the sexes. Articulate moderator Ashok Ferrey launched the discussion… Read more »

A Revolution is Brewing

This was a high-octane discussion about the revolution of gender identity and equity that is shaking the foundations of established patriarchy worldwide. The panel of women, who hail from various spheres of feminine thought, discussed the roots of this revolution in mythology and delved into themes of female marginalisation and emancipation, sexual exploration, and the… Read more »

Restless Women: Cheryl Strayed & Robyn Davidson, Moderated By Gaiutra Bahadur

Two bold women, two different demeanours, two different continents, two similar journeys of self-discovery, almost two decades apart. In 1977, Robyn Davidson wandered the deserts of Western Australia with four camels for nine months “forging the individual” she is today, leaving behind the unnecessary bits in the Outback. Around 20 years later in 1995, Cheryl Strayed changed her last… Read more »