Writing War Away

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A creative writing workshop with Anna De Vaul. Anna has lived and travelled extensively in Vietnam. At the workshop, she shared her experiences of living with the ‘Other’, understanding conflict and looking at an event Read More …

Who’s Afraid of the ‘Other’

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Day One: Of Looking Inside, Looking Outside and Transcending Limits A dark room with different images being projected on two walls. A silent flow of images. Bodies of riot victims being shovelled off a truck, Read More …

WINDS OF CHANGE: TOWARDS EQUALITY

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WINDS OF CHANGE: TOWARDS EQUALITY AN EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS Students from various colleges in Calcutta joined Swayam’s workshop ‘Winds of Change: Towards Equality’ addressing the ideals and realities of gender equality in our society. In Read More …

The King and the Little Man

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The King and the Little Man: the workshop Anubha Fatehpuria started workshopping with a bunch of high school students, adapting K. G. Subramanyan’s children’s story ‘The King and the Little Man’ for the stage. Eventually, Read More …

Stories for Peace launch

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Continuing PeaceWorks’ ‘Cross-border Initiative’, students from India and Pakistan were invited to submit original short stories which explore the theme of peace. A board of judges, comprising writers, academics and litterateurs selected the 20 best Read More …