COVID-19 and us

(This write up was prepared by Sangeeta and Anweshaa for a newsletter of BBPS Dwarka) COVID-19 virus has brought so many experiences in our lives. We are living with these experiences, succeeding as well as failing. It has almost become an everyday experiment for us. One of the beautiful experiences is definitely the online school …

Dr A. K. Das talking on Corona and Museums

Dr A. K. Das, Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Museum, New Delhi, former Maulana Azad Chair, Department of Museology, National Museum Institute History of Arts, Conservation and Museology delivered a talk as part of an online talk series organised by Abhijna e museum on the occasion of International Museum Day 2020. He has kindly given …

Beyond Museums: A thought arose during pandemic..

I would like to congratulate all of you today on 18th May, on the occasion of International Museum Day. It is a pleasure for all of us to be  responsible museum professionals in the service of the society. Every year worldwide, this day is celebrated in a certain ways, considering the theme proposed by International …

IMD 2020

18th May, International Museum Day is an occasion for celebration for all of us as museum community members. This has been an occurrence when the entire museum fraternity worldwide takes an oath to attain certain purpose and serve the society. This year 2020 has been altogether a different experience for all of us. We all have …

ICTM 2019

Goalpariya Lokageet: Journey of a Genre This presentation was to trace the journey of a song genre of Assam, a state in the north-eastern part of India. The genre is known as Goalpariya Lokageet. It attempted to study the journey of this genre of songs from the local to a more popular pan-Assamese mainstream genre …

Chakhao, a black rice variety of Manipur

Black rice grains Manipur, a state in north eastern part of India, is known for one special category of rice called Chakhao. This rice is black in colour, has been growing both in plains and hills of Manipur for ages. The rice has many medicinal values. It is anti inflammatory, anti carcinogenic, beneficial for heart, …