Category Archives: Film

“A celebration of variety” in contrast with conservatism and separatism: Tagore’s pioneer work for rural education – Nobel Prize awardee Amartya Sen

Tagore and His Indiaby Amartya Sen, nobelprize.org (with permission from The New York Review, first published 28 August 2001) Voice of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore, who died in 1941 at the age of eighty, is a towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal. … Continue reading

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Eco tourism, the challenge of man-animal conflict and recognition of forest rights – Project Tiger

What were the focus areas when Project Tiger was launched? Project Tiger was launched with nine tiger reserves, including Kanha, Corbett and Ranthambore. | To read the full article in The Telegraph, click here >> The film [Tigerland] focuses on … Continue reading

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“Name/Place/Animal/Thing”: National award winning film on the formerly nomadic Hakki Pikki tribal community – Karnataka

The Hakki Pikkis (literally meaning bird hunters in Kannada) are a nomadic tribe of hunter-gatherers that once roamed the forests of the country. Nita Sathyendran, The Hindu, Thiruvananthapuram, 18 April 2018 | Read the full report here >> Film on … Continue reading

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The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary Film: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 1: The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary FilmPaper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New DelhiANANYA BARUADepartment of Philosophy, Hindu College, New DelhiKEYWORDS: RAMAYANA, DOCUMENTARY, INDONESIA, SABIL-ALUN, KARBIWhile … Continue reading

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Dealing with challenges for Adivasis in states having widely different human development indicators: Kerala, Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand

The lynching of Madhu in Kerala must shock our conscience into recognising the dispossession of India’s tribals | Read the full article in The Hindu (3 March 2018) >> […]  The sculpture of Madhu points to the fundamental but hidden … Continue reading

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