Category Archives: History For Peace

Launch of History for Peace in Islamabad

17426229_10158322132865007_8126016564448627911_n

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 …

The Idea of Nationalism- International Conference on Teaching History 2016

img_6407-1024x683

‘The Idea of Nationalism’- the second International Conference on Teaching History was held on 10, 11 and 12 November 2016 in Calcutta. This year’s conference looked at what is arguably the most contested idea of Read More …

The Idea of Nationalism- reflection

img_6993

The International Conference on Teaching History 2016-’The Idea of Nationalism’ sought to explore what is arguably the most contested word in recent times—nationalism and bring it into the classroom context. Participants from all over the Read More …

Day three-The Idea of Nationalism

img_6772

Keynote address The 1960s: Thinking Beyond Borders Malini Sur Malini Sur is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University. In 1964 Karim Naseer was arrested as a spy Read More …

Day Two-The Idea of Nationalism

img_6606

Keynote Address What the Nation really needs to know about JNU: Dissent, Sedition and the Difference it Makes Janaki Nair Janaki Nair teaches history at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Janaki Nair Read More …