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Story Scholarship - Apply now!

Deadline: January 15th, 2019

2019 MARKS THE 72nd ANNIVERSARY OF PARTITION!  There is a great urgency to record oral histories now.  Join us through this special program for the final years of story collection.  Click here to find the application, instructions and program description for the Story Scholars Program, which is a full or part time commitment.

 

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Story Scholars Program Co-Coordinator at our Gurgaon Location. Click to apply.

 

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2. Unpaid, experience building internships are available at our Gurgaon and Berkeley locations for Copy Editors, Oral History Archivists & Grantwriters. Learn while giving back! Click to apply.

The 1947 Partition Archive

Learn about our work :

In the news -- Highlights

August 13, 2017 | NPR News -- Washington

Online: Giving Voice to Memories From 1947 Partition And The Birth of India and Pakistan

August 8, 2017 | BBC -- London

Online: Collecting ‘difficult memories’ from the birth of two nations

August 14, 2013 | The New York Times -- New York, NY

Potent Memories From a Divided India

August 7, 2017 | The Tribune -- Chandigarh

Online: Largest collection of Partition witness accounts set for release

August 7, 2017 | The Times of India -- Delhi

Online: Notes From The Great Divide: Witnesses of Partition unite to tell tales of pain and separation

August 6, 2017 | Mumbai Mirror -- Mumbai

Online: Revisiting Partition: 70 Years On, Mumbaikars Come Together To Reflect On The Past

August 14, 2016 | The Times of India -- Mumbai

Online: Preserving a broken past - one story at a time

August 12, 2015 | Al Jazeera - Doha, Qatar

Online: Remembering the great divide

February 2, 2014 | Hindustan Times -- Delhi, India

Online: History in the Making
Print: History in the Making



Featured Interview Clips

Video: Ravi Chopra migrated from West to East Punjab (full interview coming soon)