Category Archives: Conversations

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 …

Janam and Share Stories Open Minds

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Jana Natya Manch (Janam) spent an eventful few days in Calcutta. After two performances in schools, the group spent some time on 26 August with volunteers from the Share Stories Open Minds project and educators Read More …