Category Archives: Conversations

World Cafe

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One of the most important aims of the conference was to engage with not just the speakers and presenters, but with each and every participant. The World Cafe session in the afternoon of Day 1 proved to be an extremely effective way of getting intense debates going. Group discussion leader: Dr Vishwamohan Jha [Reporter: Paroma Sengupta]…

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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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Conversations for Change – Rajasri Mukhopadhyay

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Art-historian Rajasri Mukhopadhyay, is a Research Fellow at The Asiatic Society, Kolkata and a Guest Lecturer in the University of Calcutta. She has been a resource person for various institutes and organisations like Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, State Museum, Bhubaneswar , Jatin Das Centre for Arts and ‘Peaceworks’. She is the Associate Director…

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Conversations for Change – Brother Brendan

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Brother Brendan McCarthaigh is the founder of Students Empowerment, Rights and Vision through Education (SERVE) Brother Brendan arrived in Calcutta in 1960 and since then has made India his home and the reform of the Indian educational system his crusade.

Conversations for Change – Sister Cyril

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Sister Cyril Mooney – Principal Loreto Day School, Sealdah. Sr. Cyril first came to India in 1956 to teach in the elite, English language Loreto schools begun during colonial days. Over the years Sr. Cyril has transformed the lives of thousands of children across the city of Calcutta. In recognition of her work, Sr. Cyril…

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