LIC presents a Panel Discussion organized jointly by Presidency Alumni Association, Calcutta and The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry on WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: BELIEFS AND BALANCES at Williamson Magor Hall, 1st Floor, Royal Exchange, 6 Nataji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700001. Click here for the details.
Staging of play JHOR at 6 PM @ Sisir Mancha
Written by Utpal Dutta, based on Young Bengal Movement, directed by Shri Bitanbindu Bandopadhyay and advised by alumnus & thespian Shri Arun Mukhopadhyay.
It's about a group of radical Bengali free thinkers emerging from Hindoo College, Calcutta also known as Derozians, after their firebrand teacher at Hindu College, Henry Louis Vivian Derozio.
The Young Bengals were inspired and excited by the spirit of free thought and revolt against the existing social and religious structure of Hindu society.
Morning session of the 200th. Founders’ Day
Keynote address was delivered by renowned economist and Hon’ble former Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh at 12 noon at Derozio Hall.
He conferred Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017 to Prof Sukanta Chaudhuri. Also released Bicentennial Volume of Autumn Annual 2017.
Presidency Heritage Walk
We walked from the house of alumnus Swami Vivekananda, on Bidhan Sarani, to Presidency University with fanfare. A road show with all of us, students; seniors in vintage cars.
Swami Purnatmanandaji Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House & Cultural Centre, flagged off the walk at 10:30 AM
Paid tribute to Bikash Roy by celebrating the birth centenary of this famous Presidencian through audio visuals, film and audio clips, and live discussion featuring Soumitra Chatterjee, Jagannath Bose and Jawhar Sircar at Nandan-II, Kolkata.
Autumn Annual Bicentennial Volume and 2015-16 (Vol XLIV)
Members only. Get it delivered at your doorstep by paying for the delivery charge, across the globe, till stocks last! Select "Memorabilia' at the top of the page.
Stock Clearance Sale at 20%-80% Discount
Purchase exciting specially designed memorabilia like Mug, Lapel Pin, Autumn Annual-2016 online for delivery to most locations across the globe. These items plus T-shirt and Autumn Annual - Special Bicentenary Edition are available at very special prices now; can also purchase for collection from Alumni office without any delivery charge within two months from the date of purchase.
A series of activities have been designed, some in partnership with the University and some on stand alone basis, during the period January 2017 - January 2018. We will regularly update the specifics under the 'Giving for Association's Tribute' tab on this page. Please CLICK the tab and participate in this initiative.
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