The Aesthetics of Resistance: Revisiting 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War through Art - Final Session
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About the Event
About Session 5: The final session of this workshop series will have Shafia Afroz, a teacher from Dhaka, Bangladesh bring us perspectives from across the border, offering us a window into how the 1971 Liberation War is taught in school classrooms in Dhaka.
About the series: A workshop series conducted by experienced high school teachers, Sunita Biswas (Kolkata, India) drawing from the arts-based research on the 1971 Liberation War by Sushrita Acharjee for History for Peace, concluding with a session by Shafia Afroz on pedagogical approaches to teaching this subject as practised in classrooms in Dhaka.
Using paintings, photography, songs and collectible ephemera, the 'Aesthetics of Resistance' research papers offer an exciting range of possibilities for high school teachers addressing the Bangladesh Liberation War in the classroom (virtual or otherwise).