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Anne Frank– A History for Today in Hyderabad

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  2019 didn’t just begin, it toppled in rather unceremoniously. On the second day of the new year, Megha and I set off for Hyderabad where ‘Anne Frank: A History for Today’ was invited to be a part of the 16th edition of Krishnakriti Foundation’s Arts and Culture festival– a host of firsts for my…

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The PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme at Vidyanjali High School

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We have developed a Human Rights module, the PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme: Learning to Live with Difference, as a part of our Anne Frank project. This module is currently being run at Vidyanjali High School by Sunandini Mukherjee and Sahana Mukherjee. The following is a report on their experiences in the classroom. Day 1  Not a…

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Anne Frank – A History for Today in Mumbai

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27 August 2018 I approached the World Trade Centre at 8.30 a.m., all set to conduct a regular, routine day of workshopping with a group of twenty-five students. Having facilitated the Peer Guide Training, which is part of the Anne Frank—A History for Today project, several times, the only thing I was really concerned about…

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1971 in Classrooms | Modern High School for Girls

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‘Have you ever met or spoken to anyone from Pakistan?’ ‘Yes!’ ‘So, what comes to mind when you think about Pakistan?’ ‘Jinnah!’ ‘The flag!’ ‘A sudden patriotism during cricket matches!’ ‘What comes to mind when you think about Bangladesh?’  ‘Bangal and Ghoti!’  ‘Cultural difference!’  ‘Ilish!’  ‘You really have to explain that to me,’ said a…

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