Talk by Urvashi Butalia on Partition,1947: A Country and a Family Divided
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Talk by Urvashi Butalia on Partition,1947: A Country and a Family Divided


In this insightful and moving talk, Urvashi Butalia shares her family’s experience of Partition. She contextualizes the violence and its deep effects on shaping people’s lives through her own dilemmas, anxieties, confusion and movement into clarity. This talk provides a rare glimpse of the dynamics of families nursing deep wounds from the Partition, and the efforts that the speaker herself, the “next” generation, made to address these wounds.

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Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) – Milanth Gautham

Publisher/Producer – The Ferdinand Centre

Year of Publishing/Release – 2016

User – Students, Teachers, Teacher-Educators, In-Service teachers, Pre-Service teachers

Level – Undergraduate, Post-graduate

Language – Hindi (English sub titles coming soon)