The Making of the Indian Constitution: A focus on Process and Methods - Arun Thiruvengadam*

Arun K. Thiruvengadam is a Professor of Law at the School of Policy and Governance, Azim Premji University, Bangalore.


History for Peace. 

Teaching and Learning History for Peace and Understanding 



The world of art is not restricted to simply art for art’s sake. Work is being done in this field-work that can be used by educators within the classroom and without.

Lesson Ideas

A space for teachers to share and discuss interesting, innovative and creative lesson ideas related to the teaching of history.

Reading Propaganda

‘Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda.’

History: Whose Story?

Things are not always as they appear! Mainstream society often uses hegemonic ideals to promote a mass-produced homogenised culture. This...

Gandhi and Non-Violence

Teaching History through a study of sources

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    The Idea of the Indian Constitution chapter II, Pune

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    Beyond 'Teaching': A conference on the larger meaning of Education - Kochi

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    The Idea of the Indian Constitution, Calcutta


History for Peace conducts an annual conference as well as shorter talks and workshops through the year.



History for Peace is a network of educators and members of civil society in the subcontinent.

The project serves as a platform for discussion, debate and the exchange of ideas pertaining to teaching and learning of history for peace and understanding.

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Witness to Loss: Parasher's Partition Sketches

Amrita Pritam and the Pain of the Partition

Decolonization: Change and Continuity - Sekhar Bandyopadhyay


October, November, December, 2020

A fresh teaching/learning resource on pandemics, podcasts, digital events and more.

July, August, September 2020

Two fresh teaching/learning resources exploring racism and casteism, a module exploring effects of the subcontinent's partitions on its peoples, and a curation of related arts-based teaching tools from across the web.





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