Vernacular Globalization 3pm Tuesday 6th September – Goldsmiths

Tuesday 6 September

Vernacular Globalization and ‘sthaniya sambaad‘ (‘spring in the colony‘),

An afternoon workshop followed by a film.


A workshop on Vernacular Globalizations, from 3pm with Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay, Moinak Biswas and others.

Followed by a feature film by Arjun Gourisaria and Moinak Biswas:

‘sthaniya sambaad‘ (‘spring in the colony‘),

(105 min. 2009, 35 mm, cinemascope, EST).

Q & A with one of the directors.

6.15pm Tuesday Sept 6th, 2011 – Goldsmiths Cinema RHB Small Hall

please take a look at and also the blog for responses to the film.

The film is a moving, and funny, story of life in a refugee colony south of the city of Kolkata.

All welcome, no charge.

Event Information

Location: Cinema, Richard Hoggart Building
Cost: Free
Department: Centre For Cultural Studies
Time: 6 September 2011, 15:00 – 20:30


Also, on Thursday 8 September