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Report on “Tribes in Transition” Conference in Santiniketan – West Bengal

Report by the Convener Dr. Ivy Imogene Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi – 110025 (ivyihansdak@gmail.com) in consultation with the Co-Convener Dr. Boro Baski, Trustee, Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust (Regd. under Indian Trust Registration Act, 1982), Ghosaldanga, P.O. Sattore, Dist. Birbhum, West Bengal – … Continue reading

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Video | Santal flute played by Gokul Hansda: Reviving traditional culture in Santal villages around Santiniketan – West Bengal

Gokula Hansda – Santal bamboo flute (Har tiriyo) Gokula Hansda is a Santal educator and co-founder of Kulhidhuri, an organization devoted to preserving and reviving traditional Santal culture. Its members collect and sing traditional Santal songs at festivals throughout West Bengal, Jharkhand … Continue reading

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“Tribes in Transition”: International Conference at Santiniketan (12-13 March, 2014) – West Bengal

A Two-Day International Conference on TRIBES IN TRANSITION: CONFLICT OVER IDENTITY, RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT 12-13 March, 2014 Santiniketan, West Bengal, India Organized by the Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi In collaboration with the Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, … Continue reading

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Tribes in Transition conference at Santiniketan (12-13 March, 2014) – West Bengal

TRIBES IN TRANSITION:CONFLICT OVER IDENTITY, RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT 12-13 March, 2014 at Visva-Bharati UniversitySantiniketan, West Bengal Organized by the Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi,In collaboration with the Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, Santiniketan,&Funded by the Indian Council of … Continue reading

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Book in memory of Santiniketan artist and activist Shyamali Khastgir: “A novel way to introduce scientific thinking in village communities” – West Bengal

‘Monishar pathorer bon’: a novel way to introduce scientific thinking in village communities. ‘Gatchpathor’ or ‘wooden stone’ is a common curiosity in many parts of Bengal. In appearance and texture gatchpathor looks like wood, but one touch reveals that it … Continue reading

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