A chapter on Changes
Cellphones, is a must for everyone now, especially in India. This gadget which came to the country more than a decade ago is now an important part of all the Indians. The advent of this phones in India marked certain changes in the Indian society and its economy too. What are the changes, what is the extent of the change- to get the answer of this questions COAI in association with IIC presents the lecture session on Cellphone Nation- How mobile phones changed India.
Robin Jeffrey, who has studied the effects of mobile phones on Indian society and economy will take back the audience to the India’s history as how the communication from Mughal Era to British Raj changed the course of history.
From there to the nostalgia of telephony in 60s, 70s, 80s and a big bang of mobile phones in 90s onwards, Jeffery will be touching upon every aspect of Indian life.
Jeffery’s lectures will also include the negative aspects of cheap, handheld, communication devices.
When: 30 April
Where: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg
Timing: 6:30 pm