Banish the Covid-19 Lock-down Blues!

The Covid-19 lock-down getting you down?

Join our online course, beat the lock-down blues, and explore interesting ideas!

Registration is closed – other courses will be announced here at a future date. Please check back.

Choose any topics from this list:

  1. Introduction To Geography (Week of 13 April)
  2. Geographies Of Covid19 (Week of 20 April)
  3. Geography As Melody In Muttusvami Dikshitar’s Compositions (Week of 27
  4. Address On Earth — Latitudes And Longitudes (Week of 4 May)
  5. Geography Of Weather And Climate (Week of 11 May)
  6. Jinnah’s Geographies (Week of 18 May)
  7. Follow The Man With The Rubik’s Cube — Whistleblower? Traitor? Benefactor? Geography of the Edward Snowden Saga (Week of 25 May)


  • Starting date: Monday, 13 April 2020
  • Sessions: 3 sessions of 1 hour duration per topic
  • Time slots: 3 pm — 4 pm; and 5 pm — 6 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (pick one slot for all the topics you choose)
  • Capacity: 3 participants / topic / Time slot
  • Communication platform: Skype
  • Facilitator: Dr Chandra Shekhar Balachandran, geographer
  • Contact: Phone — 988 677 9900 (also on WhatsApp); Email:
  • Fees: Rs. 1,000 per topic, payable in advance, non-refundable, no pro-rata. For online payment details, please contact Dr Balachandran (

About Dr Balachandran:

Native of Bengaluru. Has over 35 years of teaching experience in USA and India. Author of geography blog for school children, and “Geography, Everywere!”, a collection of essays for school children. Facilitator of online geography course “Geography.over.Distance” for home-schooling children. Full CV (PDF; opens in new tab)

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