Category Archives: History For Peace

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 …

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 …

History in the Making

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Addressing educators at the Open House  last year, Professor Romila Thapar spoke about the importance of questioning and ‘being suspicious’ of what one reads and teaches. She also spoke of how she references detective novels, Read More …

Open House with Romila Thapar

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A queue outside the Seagull Foundation for the Arts on a Sunday morning is a rare event. The event in question and so worth queuing up for was the Open House with eminent historian Romila Read More …