The Idea of Culture

3, 4, 5 August 2018 Tentative Programme Register today! Click here.    This conference is dedicated to the memory of PeaceWorks friend and patron Kozo Yamamura (1934 – 2017). At History for Peace we are Read More …

From India to Palestine: Speaking Truth to Power

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Teaching a history that is built on a shared past and on conflict is not easy. In the subcontinent we have been grappling with the issue of bias and misrepresentation of facts in history textbooks Read More …

Two Stories at Jorabagan

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‘I have two stories for you today, one funny and the other a little serious. Which one do you want to listen to first?’ asked Swara, the volunteer at the Jorabagan police station centre. ‘The Read More …

Telling your own story

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We began the storytelling session at Child Care centre with a free wheeling chat about the girl’s day-to-day lives at the home. Since Sonu—the volunteer there—was visiting after a long exam related break and so Read More …

History in the Making

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Addressing educators at the Open House  last year, Professor Romila Thapar spoke about the importance of questioning and ‘being suspicious’ of what one reads and teaches. She also spoke of how she references detective novels, Read More …