Category Archives: Conference

International Conference on Teaching History

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The International Conference on Teaching History took place on the 30th and 31st of July and the 1st of August 2015 in Kolkata. A platform for exchanging thoughts and ideas and learning, the conference combined panel discussions and workshops. It also showcased alternative work in the arts, in education and civil society opening up possibilities…

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Ownership. Every thought. Every Memory. . .

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‘Ownership. Every thought. Every memory. Every emotion has a landowner. Things that ‘happened’. Are meant to belong. To you. Or to me. Like a privilege acquired at birth. A litany made up of ‘this is mine, yours, ours’. Often it is nations that appropriate entire histories. Lives. Other nations. People. Writing and the re-writing of…

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Teaching History Conference – Programme Plan

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30, 31 JULY, 1 AUGUST 2015 at The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata The international conference on history teaching across the subcontinent invites historians, activists, writers, teachers and artists to be a part of the start of a long-term project, which involves debate and discussion over turning our history classrooms into spaces for inquiry and…

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