See: Thoughts on Prajnya Peace Initiative, August 14, 2009.
On Tuesday, August 4, 2009, EPI@Prajnya had its first programme, a small seminar intended to share the findings of the three Sir Ratan Tata Trust studies that we had carried out in the last ten months. We invited a small group of old friends and new to hear us out on these studies as well … More Points of Departure: Seminar, August 4, 2009
The gentlest person I have ever known is probably my greatgrandfather, Padi Venkatrama Iyer, who was universally called ‘Anna.’ Born in Kanchipuram, Anna was left in his teens with the responsibility of fending for a large family of many children. His maternal uncle called him to Burma, where he found a job as a clerk. Anna, … More Anna’s night school
Watching four-year olds work out issues through dialogue and seeing boys in pink slippers was at first a revelation and then an inspiration for the Education for Peace Initiative. The gnawing thought was, “Where do biases and stereotypes originate?” In turn this led me to question, for example, why some people have a gender bias and I don’t. In this process of self-dialogue or soul-searching as … More From Pink Slippers to Peace
This blog is EPI’s way of reaching out to and staying in touch with the community of educators, peace activists and peace educators with whom we have connected in the course of carrying out the research studies that were supported by the Sir Ratan Tata Trust in 2008-09. We hope it will serve as a forum for us to … More Blogging for peace