Saturday, 11 March 2017 – Time: 5 to 6.30 PM – Venue: Bhavishyate Hall. (BHARAT NIVAS)
Book Launching of Pankaj’s latest book:
“ISLANDS IN FLUX – The Andaman and Nicobar Story” – (Non-Fiction), Harper Collins India, March 2017
Welcome for a talk and book reading from Pankaj’s book followed by questions/answer session. This book is a compilation of writings on key issues and developments in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands over the last two decades. He has a long standing association with these Islands, being a member of the Environment Action Group known as KALPAVRIKSH PANKAJ SEKHSARIA, PhD., a friend and associate of an Aurovilian in the field of biodiversity conservation. Apart from being a reputed journalist, is a researcher, writer, photographer, campaigner and academic. He has worked extensively in the field of
environment and wild life conservation. He has launched his earlier book in Pondicherry, “The Last Wave – an Island Novel”, Fiction, Harper Collins India May 2014.
He is also known for his two earlier non-fiction books based on the Islands: Troubled Islands (2003), a collection of his journalistic writings, and the Jarawa Tribal Reserve Dossier for UNESCO: Cultural and biological diversity in the Andamans. PHD Thesis Title: Enculturing Innovation – Indian Engagements with nanotechnology in the field of Science and Technology Studies
(STS) from the MAASTRICHT University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
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