Author Archives: Peaceworks

1971 in Classrooms | Chowringhee High School

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‘What are your thoughts about Pakistan?’ Anam asked the assembled students. There was only a brief hesitation, before one of them piped up. ‘Cricket! ’ The conversation between Anam Zakaria, author and educationist and eleven Read More …

Sharing stories | Child Care centre

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Today it was the turn of the girls at the centre to share stories with the group. The first story, which was written and narrated by Sakina, was about a young man who wanted to Read More …

Memory Walk, Pune | 17, 18, 19 April 2018

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The third Memory Walk in India was conducted by Aaron Peterer and Yan Paul Dubbelman at Delhi Public School, Pune from 17-19 April 2018. We had a (large!) group of 19 secondary school students, each Read More …

The Idea of Culture 3, 4, 5 August 2018 Venue: Tollygunge Club 120, Deshapran Sasmal Road, Tollygunge Kolkata, West Bengal 700033 Register today! Click here  Conference Programme This conference is dedicated to the memory of 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 …