This was the first session of the series. Prior to the session, we had sent two prompts/ questions to each participant school which they were to discuss in the form of a short presentation drawing from the Anne Frank exhibition that we had shared with them earlier. This worked out effectively because the students expressed…
The Idea of the Indian Constitution II
In July 2019 Romila Thapar opened The Idea of the Indian Constitution in Calcutta with the question: When does a constitution become a requirement? After Pune this February, the conference now travels to Chandigarh for its third chapter, with fresh insight and new voices.Read more here
Anne Frank: A History for Today
A project that challenges participants to think about concepts of tolerance, learning to live with difference, human rights and democracy through an international travelling exhibition, workshops and educational activities that encourage critical thinking.Anne Frank-A History for Today
Dialogue for Peace
Through workshops that involve the use of the arts Dialogue for Peace – The Kashmir Project aims to address the need to bridge the divide between young people across socio political barriers—encouraging them to question mindsets and work towards strengthening inter community ties.Dialogue for Peace
PeaceWorks. Everyday resistance that will eventually make us good human beings.
PeaceWorks. Yes. Certainly more than, say, war, conflict, violence, destruction. Think about it. See the world around you. On your TV and your laptop and your mobile. The more the news hits you, the more numb and disinterested you get. After all, you say, how much can you take? At Seagull, we decided to do something about it. We chose the arts as our ‘tool’ of communication. The core idea being: hey, we need to live with difference and allow it the same space to breathe that we, us, ourselves demand. That’s it.
Share Stories Open Minds
Storytelling is one of humanity's oldest art forms and an enduring educational method. Stories can spark social change. Since ancient times ideas and values embedded in stories have educated, inspired and motivated listeners—and this is exactly what our volunteers do for the Nabadisha children.
After 8 years of reaching out to over 2000 children and helping them better negotiate the differences rooted in our society, we now wish to restructure the project into a year long internship programme.
If you have a passion for telling stories and have 2–4 hours to spare every week, call us today at 24556942/43 or write to email@example.com
The Anne Frank Youth Network (AFYN) is a growing global network built on volunteering, inspired by Anne Frank’s diary and her life-story. All its activities aim to raise awareness, increase active citizenship, foster dialogue and democratic values. We are delighted to announce that, this year, we are helping bring the AFYN to India. In preparation, we…
The teachers of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan from across 55 branches in India put together a reportage of their experiences and what they took away from the three day ‘Beyond Teaching’ History for Peace conference in Kochi in January this year. Below are a compilation of their notes and observations. ALL INDIA CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS –…
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