Wednesdays Dialogue Series

Wednesdays Dialogue Series

The Consulate General of India in Hamburg (Germany), in collaboration with prominent personalities of Indian origin and German Friends of India based in Germany/India, has been organizing an online series of “Wednesday Dialogues” - a digital event. The purpose of this series is to recognize personalities of Indian origin with connection to Germany as well as German Nationals who have had interesting pathways to success in their life and career and have contributed to promote business, social, cultural and bilateral relations and played a significant role while connecting between both the countries. The event introduces them to the audience in an interactive manner.

The first dialogue of the Series started in the month of August 2020. Since then a number of dialogues have been conducted. The complete videos of all the dialogues are available on official YouTube Channel of the Consulate ( The videos can also be watched while clicking the links given below:-

1)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (12.08.2020) with Shri Madan Lal Raigar (Consul General of India, Hamburg Germany)

2)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (23.09.2020) with Ms. Julia-Niharika Sen (Media Personality) 

3)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (21.10.2020) with Mr. Subhash Chopra (Entrepreneur)

4)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (25.11.2020) with Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar (Academic)

5)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (02.12.2020) with Dr. Balasubramanian Ramani (Educationist, Social Worker and Politician)

6)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (20.01.2021) with Prof. Dr. Victor Smetacek, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardee and Renowned Scientist.

7)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (24.02.2021) with Shri John H. Ruolngul, Consul General, Consulate General of India, Hamburg.

8)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (31.03.2021) with Ms. Julie-Ann Shiraishi, Policy Officer for India, Senate Chancellery Hamburg.

9)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (28.04.2021) with Mr. Trilok Gurtu, Musical Maverick, a world class percussionist.

10)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (26.05.2021) with Mr. Jaywant Ullal, Recipient of Germany’s highest civilian award – Bundesverdinestkreuz.

11)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (16.06.2021) with Mr. Akash Nair, Yoga Instructor (Philosophy of Yoga for Mind & Body)

12)    Wednesday Dialogue Series (21.07.2021) with Dr. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Scientist & Entrepreneur

13)  Wednesday Dialogue Series (22.09.2021) with Mr. Surya Kumar Bose, Director (IT Consulting) & President of DIG Hamburg

14) Wednesday Dialogue Series (10.11.2021) with Mr. Kit Shangpliang, Lead Member , Folk-fusion Band SUMMERSALT, Meghalaya, INDIA