Category Archives: Workshops

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 with their own opinions and very strong convictions. We began the workshop with introductions—in a circle, on the basketball court—accompanied…

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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 PeaceWorks friend and patron Kozo Yamamura (1934 – 2017) At History for Peace we are preoccupied with how History is…

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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, particularly Mrs. Marple, for what is a historian, but a detective? At History in the Making—a workshop on discovering history…

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Anne Frank Project- Dhaka

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 On a cold winter morning, braving the infamous Dhaka traffic, Priya Machado and Loes Singels from Amsterdam and I, set out for the Liberation War Museum, where we would be setting up the exhibition Anne Frank – A History for Today and facilitating all the related education workshops. Built to commemorate…

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Anne Frank—A History for Today | Reflections

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The exhibition cum workshop ‘Anne Frank- A History for Today’ enabled us to understand the depth of the persecutions that took place and the suffering that the Jews underwent at the hands of the Nazis. Not only was it highly informative, the exhibition embedded within us a sense of compassion and love for all human…

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