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

BOOK REVIEW/WHAT IS GANDHI’S NON-VIOLENCE?

Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

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.

Amman Madan

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

OPINION

Beyond Instrumental Reasoning: Education As Awakened Intelligence

Amid our obsession with technical/instrumental education, is it necessary to think differently and reimagine the very meaning of education?

BOOK REVIEW/WHAT IS GANDHI’S NON-VIOLENCE?

Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

LONG READ/The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Need for a Democratic and Holistic Debate

The pandemic has brought vaccines to the centre stage, but how democratic is the debate regarding it?

Revisiting Digital Pedagogy and the Culture of Learning in the Age of Information Technology

The article delves deep into the need for rethinking digitalised teaching-learning in the age of information technology especially at a time when we are moving towards an extensive use of virtual classroom spaces.

A Quest beyond Vaccination 

While medical experts and pharmaceutical companies urge you to get yourself vaccinated, you ought to ask yet another question: What do you do after being vaccinated? What does it mean to be ‘safe’? Or is it that we ought to see beyond the process of vaccination to redefine life in the post-pandemic world?