it's our silver jubilee this year!

Celebrating 25 Years of Youthful Conversations

Our silver jubilee will be a confluence of different events with spaces for serious contemplation, thought-provoking music, joyful laughter, affirmation of our faith in youth, and celebration of youth-hood, youth rights and youth leadership.

Schedule of Events:

9th February: Public Seminar on  Re-imagining Youth -hood and Higher  Education in  Contemporary India

At Samvada, we have constantly asked ourselves what education means, as we have been continuously challenged while creating and delivering educational interventions that are sensitive to young people and relevant for social transformation. We hope this seminar will be of interest all those invested in the histories and futures of higher education in the country. In the seminar we will address questions related to social equality and inclusion, emotional landscapes of the young, building a secular, just and sustainable world, emerging crises in education and critical engagement with educational processes.

10th February Morning :  Reunion of Samvada old staff, old fellows and old trustees ; Sharing  memories and dreams, and reflecting on how Samvada  has contributed to their journeys.

10th February Afternoon :  Student leaders from our 6 youth resource centres  will arrive in Bangalore -will address college students in Bangalore about the campaigns for youth rights that they are conducting.

10th February Evening : A Musical Evening- celebrating youth-hood and youth rights - Soul lifting  lyrics and melodies that provoke and inspire.

11th February Full day :  Youth leaders Summit- Youth leaders sharing their experiences and journeys of becoming leaders- their  struggles, achievements and dreams for the future. National level youth leaders, young activists as well as youth leaders from our youth resource centres will share their campaign stories and journeys as young leaders in today's India.