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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Meeting 2

Date: 27. 05. 2009
Location: Bonami (Monida's Canteen), Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Time: 1:30 pm - 3 pm

Attended: Monidipa Mondal, Rohit K. Dasgupta, (Anomitra Biswas).


Rohit having come back to Kolkata (he wasn't in town during the first meeting), the three of us met up at Monida's canteen at JU after Anomitra and I had written an extra-departmental examination in Sanskrit.

i) Rohit was updated on the discussions from Meeting 1.

ii) We talked about:

- the inclusion of Omair Anwar in the Editorial Board,
- details of website-building,
- a possible collaboration with Open Space (Pune),
- beginning to plan a physical launch programme for Kinaara,
- more discussion on the date, location, costs, kind of programme, people to be invited for the above,
- interactions happening at the Facebook group for Kinaara,
- submissions we have already received,
- the next meeting that would include the other tentative board members of Kinaara.

Monidipa Mondal


  1. Wow! Do you know I did a few workshops and things like that with OS when I was in Pune?!

  2. OS is very cool (I'm talking about their Calcutta wing, since I've never been to Pune). I really hope the collab idea works out.