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Day Three-The Idea of India

Day 3: 17 August 2017 The final day of the conference began with a keynote address from Vijay Prashad, author and Professor of International Studies, threw a new light on history and the idea of India. Read More …

Day Two- The Idea of India

Day 2: 16 August 2017 The second day began with an invigorating session titled ‘The Unequivalence of Violence: the Communal Question in Janam’s Plays’. Sudhanva Deshpande, editor, thespian, director and member of Jana Natya Manch (Janam) Read More …

Day One-The Idea of India

Day 1: 15 August 2017 The first day of the conference began mid-morning in Tollygunge Club. Teachers from various schools across India were in attendance , participating keenly in the various sessions of the day. Naveen Read More …

Opening session-The Idea of India

Opening session: Conversation between Romila Thapar and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. 14 August 2017 The opening session of the third annual History for Peace conference—The Idea of India—was a conversation between Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Romila Read More …

Conference to Classroom: Chapter One

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Every year, PeaceWorks hosts international conferences on teaching history, as a part of the History for peace project. Each conference is well attended, with diverse voices and speakers from the field of academia, art, education Read More …