n 1871 the colonial government in India officially defined 192 ethnic groups as 'Criminal Tribes' - communities considered to be ‘hereditary’ criminals, and later reclassified as 'Denotified Tribes' (DNTs) in 1952, following India's independence. In consequence, these communities were subject to collective penal and ‘rehabilitative’ measures that included increased surveillance, forced resettlement and employment that government deemed productive. This project combines historical research with film documentary to explore two Denotified Tribes' strategies for dealing with the changing local sta...
On February 15 - 16, 2013, Prof. Dr. Angkana Tongpoon Patanasorn, Deputy Dean for Academic and International Affairs of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University kindly presided over the opening of “Esaan Development Fair” at Khon Kaen University. The Esaan Development Fair, the final event for the IFP program, served as a formal closing for the IFP program in Thailand before it officially closes in June 2013.
After the opening, Dr. Mary S. Zurbuchen, Director for IFP Asia and Russia, from the IFP Office in New York launched the IFP Thailand commemorative book entitled...
All IFP fellows, cohort 9, Indonesia wear 'Batik' to celebrated 'Sumpah Pemuda'
Location: University of Indonesia, Salemba-Jakarta
That was my dream , it is now reality.
discovering the talented children in any field of study through their artwork
Students from Mexico, Chile, Peru and Brazil are gathered in the Latin American Seminar, besides the cultural and academic exchange, they have the privilege to enjoy the amazing landscape.
The landscape in CATIE is astonishing, we recently visited the site due to the Latin American Seminar.
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As Walter Lippmann once said, "social documentary encourages social improvement. Its mildest goal is the public education". The present book investigates possibilities and potential of documentaries, film and television as a catalyst for social change. The book is a chronological history of visual media, particularly films and documentaries. It covers the global visual history of social issues, right from the beginning to new era of new media technology. The first chapter investigates how film and documentary raised the human rights issues in different time periods of visual history at globa...
Hi Friends, since few days, I was travelling in the Delhi and met at least 12 artists communities who are living together in the area called Shdipur. In 60's they were in nomads in the Rajasthan and these are the artists who represent art and culture of India in the many countries of our planet. Now, very soon they are about to displaced by the government due to high cost of land where they are presently living. I met some of youth of the community and we decided to transform this situation through theatre by using their traditional arts. Here are some stills of the meeting.
Photos from the Spring International Language Center (SILC) at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
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