Paraspar, an initiative of the Office of Communications (OoC) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), is a platform for conversations about knowledge systems, particularly science.
Invites you to a lecture on
Cubbon Park — The Green Heart of Bengaluru: Where the earth speaks
Abstract: In the lecture, the author will speak about her book by the same title. Over 150 years ago, in 1870, a public park was inaugurated in Bangalore. Designed by British engineer Richard Sankey and originally named Meade’s Park, it has been known to generations of Bangaloreans as Cubbon Park-sanctuary, lung space, thoroughfare, battlefield, picnic spot, repository of urban biodiversity, and public park. In this book, the first of its kind about Cubbon Park, author, columnist and true-blue Bangalorean Roopa Pai, attempts to decode the enduring appeal of the Park.
Speaker: Roopa Pai, Author and Journalist
Venue: Faculty Hall, Main Building, IISc
Date: 21 November 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 4.00 pm
All are welcome
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