Past Events

Mrs. Ambica Beri
President 2009-10

The Challenge of India

April 30, 2009

Tarun J Tejpal has been hailed as one of the "50 leaders at the forefront of change in Asia". He became famous overnight when, his online magazine broke the story about bribery in defence contracts.

Javed Akhtar & Alka Yagnik

June 16, 2019

Javed Saab began his Talk by pronouncing that this millennium belonged to women, much to the delight of the only women audience! In the following interactive session between Javed Akhtar and Alka Yagnik moderated by documentary film maker Sangita Dutta both the singer and the poet-lyricist spoke about the hindi music industry.

Aila Releif at Sunderbans

June 26, 2009

When LSG learnt of the kind of havoc Cyclone Aila had wreaked in the Sunderbans; and about the extent of the destruction, we decided to extend our hand of support to the effected people

Spirituality, Sensuality, Society….Today

July 15, 2009

According to Padmashri kathak maestro Shovana Narayan "to be spiritual is to celebrate the self". From the point of view of her profession it is easy to see how spirituality and sensuality are related.

Nutrition, Ageing and the Deeper Root of Health

August 7, 2009

“Ageing, health, and longevity are all dependant on the accurate and effective communication between the different parts of the body; the harmonious unification of the universe inside each of us.”

Fashion with Ritu Kumar

September 10, 2009

Ace designer Ritu Kumar invited Ladies Study Group members to her Couture Show in Kolkata, at ITC Sonar Bangla on the 9th of September 2009. Ritu Kumar has had a long association with The Ladies Study Group. Way back in the 80s LSG co-hosted her fashion presentation at the HHI.

Art ‘n LSG 2009

October 8, 2009

Art 'n LSG 2009 was an unique event turned into a very enjoyable and memorable one by the presence of the some of Bengal's most outstandingly talented and accomplished artists. Artists present at this programme included seniors like Ramananda Bandopadhyay,

The Meaning of Measure

November 9, 2009

India is a storehouse of regional and folk cultures, art forms and crafts. One person, who over the past three decades, has been trying to highlight India’s vast cultural diversity through various design projects in different parts of world,

In Conversation with Hema Malini

December 9, 2009

An epitome of gracefulness, sensuality, exquisite beauty and glamour, the embodiment of everything dreams are made of, in fact the unbeaten DREAM GIRL of the Hindi Film Industry, Hema Malini, met with the Ladies Study Group members on a wonderful, cool,

The Art of Happiness : His Holiness The Dalai Lama

January 10, 2010

He came, he spoke and he enthralled all! The guests waited with great expectation, much humility and a lot of hope. Hope to hear the words of peace and progress from one of the world Greatest Philosophical Thinkers. He did not disappoint anyone. He even took a question from a child. The audience listened in rapt attention, while he spoke about tolerance,

SWAYAM… The Self : Bhanumathi Narasimhan

February 10, 2010

At the LSG’s programme with Bhanumathi Narasimhan, the Director of Women’s Empowerment and Childcare Projects, Art of Living, used simple everyday examples to explain spirituality.

Living beyond the Self – Mita Vasisth

April 16, 2010

Living Beyond the Self: Meeta Vasisht -- television, film and theatre actor who spoken with our members not only on her experience as an actor but also her of her experience in work with trafficed children and her thoughts on how as Indians we rarely value the rich legacy of our own traditions of farming, medicine, vastu sashtra, etc.