Events

April 4, 2015 | Voices of Partition (SEATTLE)

Join us along with the University of Washington's South Asia Center in Seattle, as we explore the 1947 Partition via storytelling by witnesses sharing their stories, story collectors sharing their experiences and academics sharing new insights.Voices of Partition Seattle

Date: April 4, 2015
Time: 10 am
Tickets: FREE! Register Now. 
Venue: Kane 225, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


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Nov 22, 2014 | Voices of Partition (DELHI)

Join us at the India Habitat Center in Delhi as we explore the 1947 Partition via storytelling by witnesses sharing their stories, story collectors sharing their experiences and academics sharing new insights.

Date: November 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Tickets: FREE! Register Now.
Venue: India Habitat Center, Delhi

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Nov 7, 2014 | Stories of Survival (BERKELEY)

Join us at the Berkeley Skydeck as we explore the 1947 Partition through a special screening of survivor footage followed by witnesses sharing their stories.

Date: November 7, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Tickets: FREE! Register Now.
Venue: Skydeck in Berkeley, CA

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Dec 19, 2013 to January 31, 2014 | Witness Voice: Untold Stories of South Asia's Partition

Location: Online at IndieGoGo.
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July 27, 2013 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #12

Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley, CA
Location: Online only, via Google Hangouts.
Registration: Pre-registration required. Click here.
Time: 7:00 pm PST

July 20, 2013 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #11

Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley, CA
Location: Online only, via Google Hangouts.
Registration: Pre-registration required. Click here.
Time: 7:00 am PST

July 14, 2013 | Sevathon 2013

Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, CA Visit our Booth at Sevathon 2013.
Full Announcement: Sevathon 2013

June 22-23, 2013 | India Now 2013 Expo

Santa Clara Farigrounds, Santa Clara, CA
Expo: Visit our Booth at India Now 2013.
Full Announcement: India Now 2013

June 21, 2013 | North American South Asian Bar Association convention 2013

San Francisco, CA
Convention: Visit our Booth at NASABA 2013.
Full Announcement: NASABA 2013

June 9, 2013 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #10

Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley, CA
Location: Online only, via Google Hangouts.
Registration: Pre-registration required. Click here.
Time: 3:00 pm PST

June 8, 2013 | The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs Conference (OPEN 2013)

Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
Expo: Visit our Booth at OPEN.
Full Announcement: OPEN SV 2013

May 17-18, 2013 | The Indus Entrepreneurs Conference (TIECON 2013)

Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
Expo: Visit our Booth at the TieCon Expo. Booth courtesy TIE Silicon Valley.
Full Announcement: TIECON 2013

May 4, 2013 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #9

Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley, CA
Location: Online only, via Google Hangouts.
Registration: Pre-registration required. Send email: info@1947Partitionarchive.org
Time: 8:30 am PST

April 18 - 19, 2013 | Partitions: Towards Transnational History of Twentieth Century Territorial Separatism

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Day 1: April 18 -- Partitions in Literature
Location: Levintal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Day 2: April 19 -- Geneology and Implementations of a Political Idea
Location: Board Room, Stanford Humanities Center
Audio Visual Presentation: 4:35pm by Archive staff Guneeta Singh Bhalla Full announcement: Stanford Partitions Conference

April 6, 2013 | Art for Partition

Berkeley Skydeck, University of California, Berkeley, CA Location: UC Berkeley Skydeck.

Schedule:

  • - 11:30 am - Benefit Luncheon with Dr. Bapsi Sidhwa, author "Cracking India"
  • - 2:00 pm - Understanding Partition with Dr. Roshni Rustomji (Sonoma State University) and Dr. Priya Satia (Stanford University)
  • - 4:00 pm - Film Screening, "Earth" based on "Cracking India"
  • - All Day - Benefit Art Auction

Full event announcement: Click Here

December 8, 2012 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #8

Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley, CA
Location: UC Berkeley Skydeck. Online stream available.
Time: 1pm to 4pm.

October 27, 2012 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #7

Downtown Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley, CA
Location: Community Room of Downtown Berkeley Public Library. Next to Downtown Berkeley Bart. Online stream available.
Time: 2pm to 5pm.

June 24, 2012 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #6

Downtown Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley, CA
Location: Community Room of Downtown Berkeley Public Library. Next to Downtown Berkeley Bart. Online stream available.
Time: 5:30pm to 8pm.

April 29, 2012 | Indus Heritage Day

India Community Center, Milpitas, CA
Website: http://www.indiacc.org/indus_heritage_day
Details:We are excited to present this first annual celebration of ancient Indus River heritage and culture. This event is held in equal partnership with The 1947 Partition Archive, India Community Center in Milpitas, CA and the Pakistani American Cultural Center in San Jose, CA. Join us in discovering our shared histories.

March 16 - 31, 2012 | Exhibit: The State of Being So Divided

Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
Details: The exhibit explores the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan as well as the 1971 Partition of Pakistan and Bangladesh. Four interview videos from The 1947 Partition Archive collection will be showing alongside artworks and other oral history collections.

March 31, 2012 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #5

Downtown Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley, CA
Location: Community Room of Downtown Berkeley Public Library. Next to Downtown Berkeley Bart.
Time: 5:30pm to 8pm.
Details: This workshop is required for all aspiring interviewers. The workshop will also be available remotely to those who choose to login via Skype. Please send a message via our contact form. The workshop covers proper etiquette, techniques for asking open ended questions, properly formulating questions, camera work and equipment usage and more. Learn about conducting oral histories in a group setting and meet other interviewers. Join us!

Nov 4 - 6, 2011 | Yuba City Nagar Kirtan

Terra Buena Gurdwara, Yuba City, CA
Details: Informational/awareness booth. Volunteers reach out to Partition survivors and the Sikh community in California's Central Valley. Visit our booth!

Nov 3 - 15, 2011 | Exhibit: The State of Being So Divided

VM Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Details: The exhibit explores the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan as well as the 1971 Partition of Pakistan and Bangladesh. Four interview videos from The 1947 Partition Archive collection will be showing alongside artworks and other oral history collections.

September 3, 2011 | Pre-interview Oral History Workshop #4

Downtown Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley, CA
Location: Community Room of Downtown Berkeley Public Library. Next to Downtown Berkeley Bart.
Time: 1pm to 4pm.
Details: This workshop is required for all aspiring interviewers. The workshop will also be available remotely to those who choose to login via Skype. Please send a message via our contactform. The workshop covers proper etiquette, techniques for asking open ended questions, properly formulating questions, camera work and equipment usage and more. Learn about conducting oral histories in a group setting and meet other interviewers. Join us!

August 26, 2011 | Muslim Community Association Outreach

Muslim Community Association, San Jose, CA
Details: Informational/awareness booth. Volunteers reach out to Partition survivors and the Muslim community in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit our booth!

July 17, 2011 | Sevathon

Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, CA Run or walk to support the collection of Partition stories. Sevathon 2011 is an all day event with activities and running/walking opportunities for all ages. Register today and support "The 1947 Partition Archive." Learn more: http://www.indiacc.org/sevathon<> Contact usto volunteer for this event!

June 26, 2011 | Basant Kite Flying Festival

Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, CA The Pakistani American Cultural Center and the India Community Center in Silicon Valley, CA present the Basant Kite Flying Festival. Enjoy a day of family fun and kite flying competitions. Stop by our booth to learn more about what we do and to sign up for our upcoming events and opportunities. Visit http://www.pacc-ca.org/ to learn more

April 17, 2011 | Vaisakhi Nagar Kiran

Fresno, CA Details:Informational booth. Interview sign-up opportunity for Partition survivors, migrants and witnesses in Fresno valley.

March 6, 11, 12, 2011 | Naatak's Jis Lahore: Nai Dekhya O Nai Jamyai Nai

San Jose, CA Details:A play on Partition produced by Naatak. The 1947 Partition Archive partnered with Naatak by facilitating a panel discussion with Partition survivors following each performance.