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#NTB Conversations

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September 7, 2016
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#NTB Conversations
Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
New Delhi, Delhi 110003 India
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Phone:
011-24682002

Soda Politics: The Language of Sugar and Fizz

7 September 2016 | 7 PM onwards

Our third ‘No Tongues Barred’ (#ntb) conversation, in collaboration with Oxford University Press, seeks to convene health experts, policy makers, beverage industry representatives, and journalists to discuss the ‘aspirational’ language of soft drinks and to ask if limiting the consumption of sugary drinks is the way to go?

Spurred by the release of Marion Nestle’s Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning,), this #ntb conversation  will focus on the history, politics, nutrition, and health impact of soda, asking how we created this system, what its problems are, and what we can do to change things.

 

Panelists

Sunita Narain, a writer, environmentalist, Padma Shri awardee, director general of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the editor of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth; a woman who enjoys wearing many hats.

Satya Sivaraman, a print and broadcast journalist with over 30 years of experience in South and Southeast Asia. Currently, he is working with ReAct, Uppsala University on themes ranging from finding new ways of communicating the human-microbe relationship to mobilizing popular movements around antibiotic resistance issues.

Sourish Bhattacharyya, a food columnist, restaurant critic, and co-founder of Delhi Gourmet Club. He decided to go solo after 28 years of active journalism, a career which saw him don the mantles of the Executive Editor of Mail Today, Editor ofHT City, the daily lifestyle and entertainment section of the Hindustan Times, and National Features Editor of The Indian Express.