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Speakers

Director, Cytecare Cancer Hospital
Film maker

Date & Time

Tue, 2 Jun 2020

Location

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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Contact

+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Oncologist Dr. Hari Menon talks to host Pavan Srinath about how treatable cancer is today, and a how cancer diagnosis is no longer always terminal.

Dr. Hari Menon is the director of hemato-oncology at Cytecare Cancer Hospital in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Previously, he was a Professor at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Don’t miss filmmaker and theatre practitioner Ranjan Kamath’s readings of his poems, ‘Planet Under Repair” and ‘Home Thoughts from Unknown Indians’ in this episode of BIC Talks.

Speakers

Dr. Hari Menon

Director, Cytecare Cancer Hospital

Dr. Hari Menon is currently Director and senior Consultant Hemato-Oncolgogy and BMT, Cytecare Cancer hospital, Bangalore. He graduated from Seth GSMC and KEM hospital Mumbai and DM Medical Oncology from AIIMS New Delhi. Was Professor, Hemato-Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital (2004-16).

He was recipient of Audrey Myers Mars Fellowship in cellular therapy, ACS. He has authored over 65 publications in peer reviewed journals.

Ranjan Kamth

Film maker

Ranjan Kamath is a learning innovator marrying three decades of performance arts practice with three decades as a film maker designing programmes that exploit the power and potential of the story.

He graduated as an Associate of the Trinity College of Music (ATCL), London in 1984. After graduating from London Film School in 1989 with a Distinction in Cinematography, Ranjan has been working both as cinematographer and director on feature documentaries and television series for PBS, BBC, Channel Four, National Geographic and Discovery Channel amongst others. He has contributed as cinematographer to flagship programmes such as Wide Angle, Frontline, Arena, Horizon, Panorama, etc.

Ranjan has produced and directed feature documentaries. His films include ‘Fishers of Men’, ‘The Die Is Caste’, ‘Tam Bram in a Jazz Jam’‘ and ‘Tanvir Ka Safarnama’.

In 2005, he founded natakvalas, a performance arts initiative employing psycho-physical training in drama and speech, communication skills and performance arts to children and adults.

Presently, he is creating the Mitra Tantra: Archive of Oral Histories and Personal Narratives and Audio Katha: An archive of audio stories in all Indian languages.