The Idea of India—the third annual conference on Teaching History

CONCEPT NOTE In 2015, at the annual conference that launched the History for Peace project, Dr Barbara Christophe delivered a powerful keynote that has since served as a prism—refracting ideas that strengthen our objectives. Speaking Read More …

Workshop on Media Literacy

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‘2,000 rupee notes embedded with chips to enable tracking’ proclaimed one news channel. The other channel told its viewers that Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, had scrapped reservation in private colleges. Joyeeta began Read More …

Launch of History for Peace in Islamabad

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Headstart School recently launched History for Peace — a project under the PeaceWorks (an initiative of The Seagull Foundation for the Arts,) umbrella—in Pakistan. Teachers, historians, students, and authors gathered at the event to discuss Read More …

Performers Without Borders—different ways of storytelling

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I remember wanting to join the circus as a young girl. It seemed like such a fantastical world. One where everything was possible. While I didn’t join the circus after all, I have had the Read More …

World Storytelling Day 2017

Photographer: Samit Biswas

A story cannot be defined. It can take on many forms and moods, it can transform from being an extension of the writer to an entity by itself. A storyteller is instrumental in forging that Read More …