Fragments of the Partition in objects

Aanchal Malhotra

4 September 2017

Lab speaker Aanchal Malhotra writes about why she started collecting objects with stories about the Partition behind them  which led to her incredible book, Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory.  

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Take a VR tour of #RememberingPartition

Team Culture Lab

4 September 2017

If you were one of the 2000 people who visited our Museum of Memories: Remembering Partition event, here's a chance to relive the exhibitions we had put together. If you missed out, we hope you get a visual sense of our three-day event that was dedicated to the Partition. 

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Lab Recommends: Aseem Chhabra's Top 10 Films on Partition

Aseem Chhabra

31 August 2017

Writer and #RememberingPartition speaker Aseem Chhabra recommends 10 films that you must watch to understand the impact of the Partition on the subcontinent. 

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Looking back at #RememberingPartition

Poorvi Bellur

9 August 2017

I remember the first time I heard about Remembering Partition in its most nascent stages, barely more than an idea at the time. It immediately sparked my interest, which is unsurprising as I am a passionate student of history. 

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Create your own narrative of change! #WetheNation

Poorvi Bellur

6 July 2017

At our Micro-narratives of Change conference, we had the pleasure of learning about the work of some incredible organisations dedicated to making change at a community level by innovatively using communication technology. Learn more about their work through this blog.

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I discovered the Lab right when I thought no one was looking

Aashna Chakravarty

5 July 2017

Our newest labbie Aashna, writes about how she stumbles upon the lab and takes you through the project she is heading - The Godrej India Culture Lab Leadership Programme, that is designed to find eager enthusiastic college students that are waiting to be cultural catalysts in the city.

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Twitter Chat - #WeTheNation with Khabar Lahariya, Bhanwar Meghwanshi and Osama Manzar

TEAM CULTURE LAB

5 July 2017

We hosted an incredible Twitter chat with Pooja Pande of Khabar Lahariya, Bhanwar Meghwanshi of Shunyakal and Osama Manzar of Digital Empowerment Foundation. The chat was an exploration of how social media is revolutionizing access and connectivity in non-metro India. We have compiled these tweets using Storify

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Book Extract: A Fly in The Curry

Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar

5 June 2017

Read this powerful book extract from A Fly in the Curry, a book by Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar on independent documentary filmmaking in India. In this extract they talk about Something Like A War, a documentary by Deepa Dhanraj which is scathing critique of the family planning campaign in India in the 80s.  

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