Category Archives: Conversations

Launch of History for Peace in Islamabad

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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- reflection

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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 …

Conversations and thoughts- the PeaceWorks Film Programme in schools

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As Martin Scorsese once said, ‘Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out’. Movies are an important part of an audio-visual experience and education. They are full of impact and stir emotions Read More …

‘A missing General, a trusted jeep, and submerged narratives of 1971′

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The first talk as a part of the History for Peace project was titled ‘A missing General, a trusted jeep, and submerged narratives of 1971’. A title like that is enough to pique ones curiosity! Read More …

World Cafe

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One of the most important aims of the conference was to engage with not just the speakers and presenters, but with each and every participant. The World Cafe session in the afternoon of Day 1 Read More …