Posts Tagged ‘Bengal’


Digitizing Memories for The Hindu

   Posted by: aman    in Other

We are now entering an era where the fourth generation is dealing with the memory of Partition. My piece in The Hindu a compilation of how the advancement of digital technology is helping ordinary people archive their memories of Partition and create a larger South Asian identity. The new technologies in film-making have aided the work and a list of documentaries is appended to the story.

Thank you Daljit Ami, Kalathmika Natarajan, Anusha Yadav, Chintan Girish Modi, Ajay Bhardwaj, Shiraz Hassan, Sachi G. Dastidar, Muhammad Owais Rana, Guneeta Singh Bhalla, Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, The 1947 Partition Archive, Indian Memory Project, Friendships Across Borders: Aao Dosti Karein, The Citizens Archive of Pakistan, Punjab Digital Library.

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A fiction on recent Bengal

   Posted by: aman    in Other

when I started reading Rhythms of Darkness by Anjana Basu it seemed it would follow the life of a politician who has come into power recently but it did not. However, it did more, showed me how Maoism thrives in the Realpolitik. See review here.

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