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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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The art of Santiniketan’s Ramkinkar Baij (1906-1980): Evoking the rugged poetry of Santal village life – West Bengal

Rita Datta, The Telegraph (Calcutta), Saturday , October 26 , 2013  Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Gopal Ghose, Gobardhan Ash… and now Ramkinkar Baij (1906-1980). The year 2013 may yet prove to be one of rich retrieval of art heritage, some of it … 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 University Santiniketan, West Bengal Organized by the Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, In collaboration with the Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, Santiniketan, & Funded … 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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Pottery & Terracotta art work in Ashadullapur (Santiniketan) – West Bengal

Opening Programme Training Cum Production on Pottery & Terracotta art work Venue: Ashadullapur | Date:  4th October 2012 | at:  2:00pm Moderator: Sanyasi Lohar Learn more about the Ashadullapur Gramin Silpa & Sastha Bidhan Kendra >> Elements Contributors Introduction and Tea Sanyasi Lohar/ … Continue reading

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