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Performance Values: Why They Matter and What Schools Can Do to Foster Their Development

The position paper suggests that character education entails the development of performance character and moral character. Performance character, described also as the capacity to work, includes character strengths such as effort, initiative, diligence,...
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Overcoming Communal Violence: Bhagalpur Narratives

A team of Aman Sathis from Bhagalpur, Bihar narrate their experiences of the riots and how Muslims were targeted. They talk about how these riots were different from past riots and were much more vicious in their intent. Heartwrenching in places, this...
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Civil Society and State- A Lesson from Gujarat- Harsh Mander

In this insightful talk, Harsh Mander talks about the 2002 pogrom in Gujarat. He examines the State and the complete lack of accountability it showed. Language – English Access Location(s) – Youtube Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) –...
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Formation of Indian Identity- Sohail Hashmi

This engaging talk by Sohail Hashmi uses illustrative examples of everyday things to talk about how our cultures are so mixed and claiming a certain “pure” Indian identity is not possible or accurate. By talking of simple things like chillies,...
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Secularism as a Constitutional Right- Mihir Desai

Mihir Desai talks comprehensively about Law in India and its relation with religion. He provides references to the Constitution and uses contemporary examples to explain what has been happening in India with regard to religion and law. Language –...
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The Final Solution

Final Solution chronicles the politics of hate in Gujarat from Feb/March 2002- July 2003. It is made in two parts: Part one, titled ‘Pride and Genocide’ begins by looking at the Gaurav Yatra (Honour Journey) and then goes back to look at the...
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Parzania

This film is based on the true story of a Parsi family who lose their son during the horrendous violence that gripped Gujarat in 2002. A story that runs parallel to this is that of an American student who has come to Gujarat to learn more about Gandhi...
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Amu

This film shows the touching story of Amu, a young woman who has come from America to understand her roots. Little did she know that her roots were tangled in a murky past of state violence against a community she thought she was far removed from. Language...
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