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Culture and School

Thank you for reaching out and inviting me for this conference. I had heard about the Kolkata conference from my teacher Krishna Kumar, and my colleague Manish Jain, both of whom were very enthusiastic about the kinds of issues that had been raised and the...
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India-Pakistan Partition: Balti Voices from Ladakh

For many, Ladakh is a mere tourist destination, a remote Himalayan region known for its monasteries and peace-loving people. But this is half the picture. For Ladakh is geostrategically important for India—it shares its borders with China and Pakistan and is home to the mighty...
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Popular Art of the ‘Two Nations’ in the Mid-Twentieth Century

India’s streets, public spaces and homes are filled with colourful, mass-produced images of various kinds, from calendars, religious posters and cinema heroes to large billboards, advertisements and roadside graffiti, all of it reflecting the aesthetics of the masses who revere and celebrate them. While religious...
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Nationalism and Identity

A screening of Bani Abidi's earliest video trilogy preceded the Skype conversation between the artist and Prateek Raja. These videos look at the role of shared culture and history between Pakistan and India and the struggle to own, but more often sequester, the common histories...
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Nationalism and the School Curriculum

Devi Kar. Before introducing our terrific line-up of panelists, I would like to address those in the audience who teach history. You are a very powerful section of society. Don’t underestimate your power, because you can capture the minds of the young far more effectively...
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Bollywood as National (ist) Cinema

  I have come to realize that we are all the same, all of us here—our interests, our political stances, our take on the nation—so we are pretty much talking to one another, which is a bit of a problem. But it is not as...
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Bollywood: Maker or Mirror?

’Bollywood has constructed a cinema that reflects the ...

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The Curriculum and the History Teacher

The school curriculum is required to be changed periodically...

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Teaching Contested Histories

The narratives prescribed in school textbooks are often limi...

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History in a range of schools

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