Prajnya team members have contributed three essays to a special issue of ‘Agenda‘ on peace-building. (October 2011) Swarna Rajagopalan, Peace Refractions Anupama Srinivasan, Teaching peace: Civil society peace education programmes in South Asia Priyadarshini Rajagopalan, Beginning with children
Come and Write for Peace! Today is World Peace Day and we join hands with Words and More (Kids) to spread the word for a harmonious future for our children. Write stories, poems or articles about peace and get selected for the Writing for Peace Collection! Entries accepted from September 21, 2011 at firstname.lastname@example.org (See … More Launching the ‘Writing for Peace” Programme
Calling out to all teachers!! On the occasion of Teachers’ Day in India (5th September), we would love to have you write a short piece for our blog on incidents or anecdotes or strategies that relate to teaching peace in the classroom. Please send your write-up to email@example.com by 4th September, 5 pm, for it … More The Peace Blog celebrates Teacher’s Day!
We present below the six essays selected for special recognition at “Who’s your SHero?” They will also be published in the Aseema Trust’s children’s newsletter, Chakram-Chakram. English Essays Who’s your Shero By:V R Sanjana 1[Bala Vidya Mandir] Who’s your Shero? by: Sandhya 1[Avvai Home] sandhya 2 sandhya 3 sandhya 4 Who’s your Shero? by:Sameer Barretto … More “Who’s your SHero?” Essays
‘Who’s your Shero’ was a writing event organized by the Prajnya Trust’s Education for Peace Initiative, during the 16 Days Campaign against Gender Violence in December 2010. The event involved 6th grade students from various city schools who sent in their essays on the topic, honoring women who made a difference at the community, local or national/international levels. There were essays … More Who’s your Shero!
We finally posted Anupama Srinivasan’s study, “A Survey of Civil Society Peace Education Programmes in South Asia” on our website, take a look. As the abstract says: This paper surveys the engagement of civil society with peace education in South Asia, specifically focusing on initiatives in the classroom. It describes the key players engaged in peace education … More New Prajnya Study: Survey of Civil Society Peace Education Initiatives
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
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