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Sat, 22 Aug


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Myth and the Making of the Indian nation

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Myth and the Making of the Indian nation
Myth and the Making of the Indian nation

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22 Aug 2020, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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About the Event

Join us at: Meeting ID: 822 0316 1775 Passcode: 933609

𝐴𝑘𝑏𝑎𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑒 '𝑔𝑜𝑜𝑑' 𝑀𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑎𝑙, 𝑡𝑜𝑙𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑝𝑎𝑡𝑟𝑜𝑛 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑠, 𝐴𝑢𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑧𝑒𝑏 𝑡ℎ𝑒 '𝑏𝑎𝑑' 𝑀𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑎𝑙, 𝑑𝑒𝑠𝑝𝑜𝑡𝑖𝑐 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑠𝑡 𝑡𝑦𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑡—𝑡ℎ𝑒 ℎ𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑙 𝑓𝑖𝑔𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑀𝑜ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑎𝑠 𝐾𝑎𝑟𝑎𝑚𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝐺𝑎𝑛𝑑ℎ𝑖 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑦𝑡ℎ 𝑜𝑓 '𝑀𝑎ℎ𝑎𝑡𝑚𝑎'-—𝑡ℎ𝑒 ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑜𝑖𝑠𝑚 𝑜𝑓 𝑁𝑒𝑡𝑎𝑗𝑖 𝑎𝑔𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑠𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 '𝑤𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑓𝑎𝑖𝑙𝑢𝑟𝑒' 𝐺𝑎𝑛𝑑ℎ𝑖. 𝑊ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑔𝑜𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑜𝑓 𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑜𝑙𝑜𝑔𝑦, 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑑𝑜𝑒𝑠 𝑝𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑜 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑚𝑦𝑡ℎ 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔, ℎ𝑜𝑤 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑡𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑎𝑐𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑜𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑣𝑜𝑖𝑐𝑒𝑠 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑐𝑙𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑟𝑜𝑜𝑚 𝑡𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑟𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑒𝑠, 𝑑𝑜 𝑛𝑒𝑤 𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑙 𝑚𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑔𝑒 𝑚𝑦𝑡ℎ 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑜𝑟 𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑖𝑟 𝑜𝑤𝑛?

History for Peace welcomes you to an interdisciplinary discussion by and for practising social science teachers on the subject of 'Myth and the Making of the Indian nation'. Veteran History teacher Priyadarshinee Guha will be in conversation with Sociology teacher Dr Sreyasi Chatterjee.

Priyadarshinee Guha is an alumna of Loreto House, La Martiniere for Girls and Presidency College, Calcutta, Priyadarshinee has a Masters in Modern History and a gold medallist from Calcutta University. Passionate about teaching, Priyadarshinee has been teaching History and English for the last 24 years in reputed schools of Calcutta.As a teacher of History she has conducted several workshops for students and for training of teachers in using novel and creative approaches in the classroom. A trained Rabindra Sangeet singer, she has worked for several years in a reputed Bengali theatre group in Calcutta. She has also directed water ballets set to Tagorean themes. A muli-faceted person she has been the master of ceremonies for events and conducted quizzes in schools and given talks in the city to varied audiences. As Dean-Arts at the Indus Valley World School, she actively engages in marrying her love for the arts in steering the children to explore and identify creative avenues of expression, through drama, dance, singing,music and literary endeavours.

Dr Sreyasi Chatterji has a doctoral degree in Sociology and specialises in Sociology of Gender and Sociology of Science and Technology. She is an Assistant Professor at a Government General Degree College in Kolkata. She has served as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of the Human Development Department at J.D.Birla Institute and has taught Sociology and Social Cultural Anthropology at Modern High School for Girls. She has also taught Sociology at the under graduate and post graduate levels at Jadavpur University, Rabindra Bharati University and University of Kalyani. She has published articles in academic journals and has presented academic papers at various national and international seminars.

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