Oral history in India

For 28-year-old Chanakya Vyas, his grandmother’s stories about her childhood were more than just bedtime stories. With roots in Zanzibar, East Africa, Mr. Vyas has been trying to piece together his family’s history. One step towards accomplishing this is the oral history course being offered by the Centre for Public History, Bangalore.  Mr. Vyas is one of the 15 participants at the first such course offered by the institute, and the first of its kind in India.  For full story click here.

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