Conference on Partition – Past and Present

Conference on Partition – Past and Present, on Saturday, October 15, 2011

Sub topics: 1947 Indian Subcontinent Partition, past and present; Partitions of Bengal; Partitions of Punjab, Kashmir and Assam; Partition studies in the Indian Subcontinent; Effects of partition on Assam, Tripura and Sindh; Bangladesh War of Independence; Reconciliation and forgiveness; Unity; Identity; History; Divided peoples of Africa, Asia, Europe and the Former Soviet Union; Narratives of refugees, survivors and protectors; Division’s long-term effect; Effects of displaced peoples on host population; Minority issues in divided lands; Indigenous peoples, their language, culture and religion; Longing for home. Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011, Time: 8:30 AM, Place: Politics, Economics & Law Department, State University of New York, Old Westbury, Long Island, New York 11568.

Send a 150-word proposal to Ispad1947@gmail.com by Friday August 26, 2011. Your Name, Email, Please indicate: I’d like to be session chair; I’d like to be a discussant; I’ll organize a panel (topic)

Registration: $45 dollars; $10 dollars for students.

Indian Subcontinent Partition Documentation Project Inc., (ISPaD) c/o Politics, Economics and Law Department, State University of New York, Old Westbury, NY 11568; Attn: Dr. Sachi G. Dastidar; Fax: 516-876-9677

Ispad Board Members: Dr. Sachi G. Dastidar, Chair; Mr. Pratip Dasgupta; Dr. Shefali S. Dastidar; Mr. Ramen Nandi; Dr. Samir Sarkar and Dr. RudraNath Talukdar

Visit: http://www.causes.com/ispad; In Facebook see Ispad: Indian Subcontinent Partition Documentation Project Inc.

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