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The Idea of Culture 3, 4, 5 August 2018 Venue: Tollygunge Club 120, Deshapran Sasmal Road, Tollygunge Kolkata, West Bengal 700033 Register today! Click here  Conference Programme This conference is dedicated to the memory of PeaceWorks friend and patron Kozo Yamamura (1934 – 2017) At History for Peace we are preoccupied with how History is…

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History in the Making

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Addressing educators at the Open House  last year, Professor Romila Thapar spoke about the importance of questioning and ‘being suspicious’ of what one reads and teaches. She also spoke of how she references detective novels, particularly Mrs. Marple, for what is a historian, but a detective? At History in the Making—a workshop on discovering history…

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Anne Frank Project- Dhaka

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 On a cold winter morning, braving the infamous Dhaka traffic, Priya Machado and Loes Singels from Amsterdam and I, set out for the Liberation War Museum, where we would be setting up the exhibition Anne Frank – A History for Today and facilitating all the related education workshops. Built to commemorate…

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Anne Frank—A History for Today | Reflections

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The exhibition cum workshop ‘Anne Frank- A History for Today’ enabled us to understand the depth of the persecutions that took place and the suffering that the Jews underwent at the hands of the Nazis. Not only was it highly informative, the exhibition embedded within us a sense of compassion and love for all human…

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Memory Walk, Patna | 13, 14, 15 January 2018

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We started the year with the Memory Walk project at Ludhiana, facilitated by Aaron Peterer and Yan Paul Dubbelman from the Anne Frank House. The project then went to Patna, where we worked with 15 high school students from Delhi Public School, Patna. The first day of the workshop began with a fun exercise, where first,…

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