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 …

Day three-The Idea of Nationalism

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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

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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 …

Day one-The Idea of Nationalism

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Keynote address From National Culture to Cultural Nationalism Sadanand Menon Sadanand Menon is adjunct faculty, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, IIT Madras and Presidency University, Kolkata. Sadanand Menon elucidated how the initial idea of national Read More …

Teaching Contested Histories

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Workshop at Teachers Centre, Loreto College, Calcutta. 29.11.2016. Facilitator: Meher Ali Participants: 9 A History for Peace event.    ‘In our desire to be politically correct and neutral, in our desire to not step on Read More …