Following are the details:

18th August, Sunday, 6.30 pm – Mohan Raman on Rajinikant, the superstar from Chennai, Grand Chola

19th August, Monday, 6.30 pm – Advertising in Colonial Madras, Prof AR Venkatachalapathy, Chamiers

20th August, Tuesday, 6.30 pm – The growth of FM Radio in Chennai, talk by Rajeev Nambiar, The Park

21st August, Wednesday, 6.30 pm -The Chennai Weekend Artists – presentation and exhibition of sketches, Amethyst

22nd August, Thursday, 6.30 pm – The changing professional profile of Chennai, panel discussion anchored by Chandu Nair, Park Sheraton

23rd August, Friday, 7.00 pm – Creating a tree park, talk by Shobha Menon, Savera

24th August, Saturday, 6.30 pm – Motorsports in Madras, talk by Ejji K Umamahesh, Hyatt (Anna Salai)

25th August, Sunday, 3.00 pm -Dialects of Madras, talk by Badri Seshadri, GRT Convention Centre, T Nagar

All programmes are preceded by a coffee/tea session which begins at the time indicated against each event. All are welcome.