by Tina Servaia, HOD History, Calcutta International School   ‘Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda.’ —Hannah Arendt In use since ancient times, propaganda has always served emperors and democratically elected leaders alike in controlling the world and people […]

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A workshop by Dr. Sreyashi Chatterjee, MHS. Things are not always as they appear! Mainstream society often uses hegemonic ideals to promote a mass-produced homogenised culture. This culture teaches us to view the world through binary concepts. Meta narratives like that of the Aryan invasion is one such attempt of viewing history through rigid binary […]

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    TOPIC: Gandhi and Non-Violence (Suitable for Classes 10 – 12) AIM: Teaching History through a study of sources   CONCEPT: A generation of hagiographic biographies uncritically held up Gandhi as the ‘father of a nation’ – one of the most revered public figures of the 20th century. Some people think of him as a […]

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Bringing together educationists, academicians from across the humanities, human rights lawyers, media persons and activists, this year’s annual History for Peace conference was centred around ‘The Idea of the Indian Constitution’. The conference began with an overview by Prof. Romila Thapar and moved from a historical and structural understanding of the text of the Constitution, […]

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Premise Iratia won independence from colonial rule over 70 years ago, to become a ‘sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic’. The nation of Iratia has recently had amendments made to its Illegal Actions Aversion Act (IAAA), legislation originally drafted to control terrorism. A list of well-known figures has been accused of being guilty under these amendments. […]

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Explore the NRC through a poetry movement by the ‘char-chapori’ muslim community in Assam. The movement that spread widely through social media reclaims the word ‘Miyah’, otherwise used as a slur to refer to their identity. Basic background to Miyah poetry ‘There’s a wealth of oral literature which we, unfortunately, have no trace of. But, […]

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