Welcome to Swathanthra Lokam 2014


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3rd Swathanthra Lokam National Freethinking and Science Seminar is going to be held in Municipal Town hall, Palakkad, Kerala on December 27 and 28th 2014. It’s being jointly organised by Yukthivadi Sangham, Science Trust Calicut, Freethinkers (Facebook group) , Nirmukta and Kerala Freethinkers Forum.
Swathanthra Lokam 2014 is promising a grand intellectual feast for those who dare to think freely and independently. It will also be an opportunity to meet fellow atheist-freethinkers and exchange pleasantries and ideas.

The seminar will be inaugurated by Shri Babu Gogineni, the former executive director of International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU).

Programme

27/12/14
930-1030 am
Inaugural Session
Inauguration address: Babu Gogineni

1030-1200 noon
Women and Free thinking
Dr C Viswanathan, Editor, Yukthiyugam

1200-0130 pm
Ayurveda – a scientific approach
Dr P Viswanathan, Ayurvedic Physician, Hyderabad

0130-0230 pm
Lunch

0230-0400 pm
Weird worlds of the fast and the small
Vaishakan Thampi, Physicist , CSIR, Thiruvananthapuram

0400-0530 pm
Media and Free thought
Mohammed Nazeer, Sr Assistant Editor, The Hindu

0530-0700 pm
‘Hotel Punyam A/C’
Prof C Ravichandran, Author, Science promoter

0730 pm
Open House: direct interaction with Maithreyan, the author of land mark Malayalam book ‘Manushyarariyan’
Dinner

28/12/14
0800-0900
Breakfast

900-0945 am
Role of hunger in the development of infant brain
Dr Vijayan A.P., Pediatrician, Calicut

0945-1100 am
Free thought Parenting
Geetha T.G , Nirmukta, Chennai

1100-1230 pm
Physics and it’s spiritualistic interpretations
Prof V Vijayakumar, Physics Dept Govt Victoria College

1230-0130 pm
Modern Chathans and synthetic gods
Dr Manoj Kommath, Scientist, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

0130-0200 pm
Lunch

0200-0300 pm
Democracy and Majoritarianism
Dr Arun N.M, Palakkad.

0300-0430 pm
Natural farming and Organic farming – a Scientific view
Dr K.M.Sreekumar, Professor, Kerala Agricultural University.

0430-0600 pm
‘Morality’ of our Society
E.A.Jabbar, Yukthivadi Sangham, Kerala

Registration for the seminar is now open. Registration fee will be Rs 500 per person (including meals).
Please send the registration fee to the bank account of Yukthivadi Sangham, Palakkad.
SBI Current Account No: 34185267653 IFSC Code SBIN0012861. Branch Kunnathurmedu, Palakkad.

Liberal donations for the smooth conduct of the Seminar is also very welcome.
After sending your registration fee please send the details of your payment, your address, your phone number and the need if any of Hotel accommodation to sl2014pkd@gmail.com
For more information please contact any of the following numbers 09744881883 , 09744881883 or mail to sl2014pkd@gmail.com

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