Monday, May 27, 2019

Playing with the Past - National Conference on Board Games

INSTUCEN, Mumbai had organised a two-day national conference on ancient and medieval Indian board games - Playing with the Past.

8 am, Saturday June 1 — 5 pm Sunday June 2, 2019
Prabodhankar Thackeray Krida Sankul, Vile Parle (E), Mumbai

About 20 speakers from across India were invited to present lectures at the conference. Representing Ramsons Kala Pratishtana and Kreedaa Kaushalya are R.G. Singh, myself (H.S. Dharmendra) and Dr. Dileep K.C.R. Gowda, spoke on different aspects of board games.

L-R: R.G. Singh, Dr. Maya Sitaram, Dr. Dileep K.C.R. Gowda, Dr. V. Balambal and H.S. Dharmendra

June 1st: Dr. Dileep spoke on the etched game patterns found in the temples and basadis of Karnataka

We taught few games after the first day's deliberations

Most of the speakers of the conference

R.G. Singh spoke on the board games invented by Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar

Dharmendra spoke on the design, marketing and teaching of board games for their revival - a Ramsons experience

Following link will take you to the website of INSTUCEN for more details of the conference.


Vikash Raj said...

This is one of the popular board games, I ever played. While playing this game, i remember my childhood days.

Ozymandias said...

Thank you for sharing this blogpost.