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    Amman Madan

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    Professor Amman Madan teaches at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India.

    Bhagat Singh’s version of nationalism and what it may mean for Indian education

    As we commemorate Bhagat Singh's 90th death anniversary, here is a close look at the ideas and vision that the man stood for.

    From Linux to Windows and Back

    What does it mean to use Linux and how is the user experience better than in Windows, here is a personal narrative of a user who sides with the former and tells us exactly why.

    Rationalisation, Bureaucratisation & Inequality in Higher Education Amid the Pandemic

    Rationalisation and bureaucratisation accompanied by social inequality have characterised the educational domain for long, will these old processes continue in a pandemic stricken world or will things alter?

    Commodification of Education and Politics of Knowledge Production

    Professor Amman Madan is a leading educationist in the country. His recent book on education and modernity is filled with nuanced arguments and sociological sensibilities. With its clarity and lucidity, it engagse the readers. Here is an important excerpt from the text; it raises critical questions relating to the growing commodification of education in our times.

    Remembering Gandhi: The Pedagogue

    The Gandhian approach to education was one of action and not one of bookish study. This is exemplified in his keeping vocational activities, particularly the making of handicrafts, at the centre of the school curriculum in Nai Talim.

    Amman Madan

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    Professor Amman Madan teaches at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India.

    OPINION

    COVID-19 Mortality, Lockdowns And Policy Options

    The article reflects on the unique challenges posed by the pandemic and the nuances of the state's lockdown policy to meet the newly erected challenges.

    Tagore on the Human Being as an Artist: Some Implications for Education

    Tagore’s views on human nature and the creed of universal humanism are fruits of his years as an institution-builder, curriculum-maker and pedagogue.

    Social Moorings and Distancing: From Living in an Intimate Neighbourhood to Living in a Gated Community

    During the mid- 70’s I grew up in a para (a neighbourhood or locality having a strong sense of community solidarity) in North Bengal...

    Do you have a Right to Protest? The Coronavirus’s Impact on Freedom of Assembly

    The article looks at the impact of the COVID-19 on people's right to protest.

    Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

    Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...