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The 1947 Partition Archive in the news

October 19, 2016 | California Humanities

October 17, 2016 | City Air News

October 16, 2016 | The Hindu -- Chennai

October 16, 2016 | The Hindu -- Chennai

October 15, 2016 | Indian Express -- Delhi

October 15, 2016 | Rajdani Delhi

October 13, 2016 | Hunt News

October 3, 2016 | The Almanac -- Palo Alto, California

September 15, 2016 | Confessions of Successful Asian Women with Aliya

September 2016 | She Canada

September 14, 2016 | Silver Talkies

August 19, 2016 | The Friday Times -- Lahore

August 19, 2016 | The Times of India -- Mumbai

August 17, 2016 | The Nation -- Lahore

August 15, 2016 | Minority Rights Group International

August 15, 2016 | Indiaspora

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

August 14, 2016 | The Tribune India -- Chandigarh

August 14, 2016 | The Express Tribune -- Karachi

August 14, 2016 | DNA India

August 7, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly -- Palo Alto, California

May 13, 2016 at 9:30pm IST | NDTV Prime

May 4, 2016 | NBC News - New York

April 26, 2016 | India Infoline - Mumbai

April 25, 2016 | Pocket News Alert

April 25, 2016 | Scroll.in

March 23, 2016 | India West - Delhi

March 16, 2016 @ 12:00AM | Afzal Sahir Show - Mast FM 103

January 27, 2016 | Metro - San Jose

December 22, 2015 | Zubaan Books - Delhi

September 24, 2015 | Times of India - Delhi

September 18, 2015 | Live Mint - Delhi

September 4, 2015 | Business Standard - Delhi

September 1, 2015 | The Hindu - Chennai

August 31, 2015 | Hindi Magazine

August 31, 2015 | NewsGram

August 31, 2015 | Gulf News - Doha, Qatar

August 31, 2015 | First Post

August 17, 2015 | The Hindu -- Chennai

August 16, 2015 | The Calcutta Telegraph -- Kolkata

August 16, 2015 | KQED News - San Francisco

August 15, 2015 | Youth Ki Awaaz

August 15, 2015 | The Times of India -- Mumbai

August 12, 2015 | Al Jazeera - Doha, Qatar

March 18, 2015 | Dawn.com -- Pakistan

Online: Partitions Past and Present

March 13, 2015 | Associated Press -- Lahore

Dawn.com: Murder, rape and shattered families: 1947 Partition Archive under way
Business Standard: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
Pakistan Today: Pakistani project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
US News: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
MSN.com: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
Press of Atlantic City: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
Omaha.com: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
St. Louis Post Dispatch: Project aims to record stories from survivors of India split
India West: UC Berkeley project races to record Partition stories

January 2015 | Transform: The Official Magazine of the American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellowship

Article: Transform_2015_EV_ZA.pdf
Magazine: Transform_2015.pdf

November 25, 2014 | India West -- Berkeley

Online: '1947 Partition Archive' Picking Up Steam, Supporters

November 25, 2014 | The Deccan Herald -- Bangalore

Online: Stories beyond borders

November 2, 2014 | The Times of India -- Mumbai

Print: Capturing a past fading fast

September 9, 2014 | Taleport Magazine -- Online

Online: Preserving Memories of a Divided India

October 7, 2014 | Sarai -- CSDS, Delhi

Online: Writing, Reading, Digitising, Interviewing: Postmemorial Engagement with Histories of Partition

August 2014 | Urban Melange Magazine -- Chandigarh

Print: Partition by citizen historians 
Online: Partition by citizen historians

August 18, 2014 | Huffington Post -- New York

Online: Recording History: The 1947 Partition Archive

August 15, 2014 | The Aerogram -- San Francisco

Online: Preserving the Memory of the Partition: The 1947 Partition Archive

August 15, 2014 | The Atlantic -- New York

Online: The Fading Memory of South Asia's Partition

August 14, 2014 | Hindustan Times -- New Delhi

Online: ‘We focus on stories, not politics’ 
Print: 'We focus on stories, not politics'

August 13, 2014 | SBS Radio -- New South Wales

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive - Lest we forget the human tragedy

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August 12, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal -- Delhi

Online: Oral History Project Races to Record Voices of Partition Survivors in India and Pakistan

August 6, 2014 | The Eastern Shore -- San Francisco

Online: Eastern Shore: An interview with Guneeta Singh Bhalla

August 2, 2014 | The Hindu -- Chennai

Online: Digitising Memories

July 19, 2014 | The Diplomat -- Tokyo

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past

June 30, 2014 | Youth Ki Awaaz -- Delhi

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive: Chronicling Untold Stories of the India Pakistan Partition

May 24, 2014 | The Indian Express -- Delhi

Online: Now an Archive that collects stories of Partition
Print: Such a Long Journey

March 15, 2014 | Darpan Magazine -- Vancouver, BC

Online: The Blood & Tears of Partition
Print: coming soon.

March 10, 2014 | The Gulf Today -- United Arab Emirates

Online: US group preserves memories of 1947 Partition

March 10, 2014 | The South Asian Times -- New York

Online: US group preserves fading memories of Partition

March 9, 2014 | Hindustan Times -- Chandigarh

Online: US group preserves fading Partition memories
Print: coming soon.

March 8, 2014 | Business Standard -- Delhi

Online: US group preserves fading Partition memories
Print: coming soon.

March 9, 2014 | The Hindu -- Chennai

Online: US Group preserves fading Partition memories
PDF: US group preserves fading Partition memories

March 8, 2014 | The New Indian Express -- Delhi

Online: US Group preserves fading Partition memories
Print: coming soon.

March 7, 2014 | India Abroad Magaznie -- USA

Online: Memories of a Splintered Past
Print: Memories of a Splintered Past

March 5, 2014 | India West -- USA

Online: Moving Stories make up 1947 Partition Archive
Print: Moving Stories make up 1947 Partition Archive

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

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

January 29, 2014 | International Business Times -- New York, NY, USA

Online: How to save memories of the traumatic birth of India and Pakistan before time runs out

January 23, 2014 | India West -- San Jose, CA, USA

Online: '1947 Partition Archive' starts online crowdfunding

January 17, 2014 | The Daily Californian -- Berkeley, CA, USA

Online: Partition archive aims to collect thousands of stories in new year
Print: coming soon

January 13, 2014 | Today at Berkeley Lab -- Berkeley, CA, USA

Online: SkyDeck - Taking Berkeley Entrepreneurship to a New Level
Print: coming soon

October 30, 2013 | The News International -- Karachi, Pakistan

Online: Archiving Memories of a Shared, Partitioned Past
e-Print: Archiving Memories of a Shared, Partitioned Past
Print: Archiving Memories of a Shared, Partitioned Past

October 29, 2013 | Day and Night News -- Chandigarh, India

Online: Interview with The 1947 Partition Archive's Founder

October 27, 2013 | The Times of India -- Delhi, India

Online Version 1: Archiving Memories of a Shared, Partitioned Past
Online Version 2: Partition stories, in first person
Print: Partition stories, in first person
e-Print: Partition stories, in first person

October 27, 2013 | The Week -- Delhi, India

Online: Young and Yore 
Print: Young and Yore

October 21, 2013 | The Hindustan Times -- Chandigarh, India

Online: A file in time...
Print: A file in time...

September 8, 2013 | The Hindustan Times -- Delhi, India

Online: Witnesses of Partition
Print: Witnesses of Partition

September 7, 2013 | Business Standard -- Delhi, India

Online: Stories of Partition, in the words of the survivors
Print: Stories of Partition, in the words of the survivors

August 22, 2013 | The Independent Florida Alligator -- Gainesville, FL

Alumna collecting survivor stories for archive of India's independence from British rule

August 20, 2013 | The Deccan Herald -- Karnataka, India

Creating oral history of a divided country 
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

August 18, 2013 | The Daily Californian -- Berkeley, CA

Archive seeks to document stories of tragedy from 1947 Partition

August 17, 2013 | The Kashmir Times -- Srinagar, Kashmir

Potent Memories from a Divided India  
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

August 15, 2013 | The International Herald Tribune

Rescuing tales of a divided India  
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

August 15, 2013 | KPFA 94.1FM (KPFA.org) -- Berkeley, CA

Interview on the Apex Express show with Tara Dorabji, starting at 27:00 Listen online. Listen using media player  

August 14, 2013 | Economic Times -- Delhi, India

What happened in August 1947? California is collecting memories of India's Partition. 
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

August 14, 2013 | The Times of India -- Delhi, India

Potent Memories From a Divided India 
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

August 14, 2013 | NDTV -- Delhi, India

Potent Memories From a Divided India 
(Syndicated from The New York Times)

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

Potent Memories From a Divided India

July 19, 2013 | India West -- Global

Sevathon 2013 Largest Ever, Raises $150K-plus for 105 Groups

May 2013 | Innovation -- UC Berkeley, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship Newsletter

UC Berkeley Skydeck Team Rethinks Historical Documentation

May 13, 2013 | Diya TV -- San Francisco, CA

Diya TV Covers The 1947 Partition Archive's Art for Partition

April 15, 2013 | India Currents

(Reprint from Khabar article, May 2012) Online: Harnessing the Power of Stories.

April 8, 2013 | The Daily Californian -- Berkeley, CA

Online: 'Art for Partition' benefit event at Berkeley Skydeck.

March 28, 2013 | KPFA - 94.1FM (KPFA.org) -- Berkeley, CA.

Apex Express contributor Tara Dorabji interviews author Bapsi Sidhwa and Archive staff Maya Smith, who spearheaded Art for Partition, The 1947 Partition Archive's first public education event on Partition. Dr. Bapsi Sidhwa is guest speaker at the event.

March 25, 2013 | The New Indian Express, Sunday Magazine -- India

Online: Memoirs of a broken past Print: Memoirs of a broken past

May 2012 | Khabar -- UC Berkeley Center for South Asia Studies newsletter

Spring 2012 Issue. Print: Harnessing the Power of Stories: Uncovering the People's History of Partition.

May 11, 2012 | Indian Express -- West Coast Newsline

Print: Heritage Day: Uncovering Mysteries of the Ancient Indus Valley

May 4, 2012 | India West -- San Leandro, CA

Online: South Asian Groups Team Up for Indus Heritage Day

April 27, 2012 | San Jose Mercury News -- San Jose, CA

Online: First Annual Indus Heritage Day Comes to Milpitas

April 26, 2012 | KPFA - 94.1FM (KPFA.org) -- Berkeley, CA.

Apex Express contributor Tara Dorabji interviews volunteer Ranjanpreet Nagra who has traveled through India, Canada and the United States collecting oral histories from Partition survivors. Click to listen to Ranjanpreet's interview.Interview begins at 20:30.

April 18, 2012 | Radio Zindagi - 1550AM -- Fremont, CA.

An interview with Volunteer Iram Nawaz is featured on the Community Hour show hosted by Sheetal Ori. Iram speaks about The 1947 Partition Archive and the upcoming Indus Heritage Day event to be held at the India Community Center in Milpitas. Indus Heritage Day was co-organized by The 1947 Partition Archive, The India Community Center and the Pakistani American Culture Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Interview link coming soon!

December 6, 2011 | The Langar Hall

Online: Remembering Partition one story at a time

November 19, 2011 | Dawn.com -- Pakistan

Online: Where do you come from?

August 15, 2011 | Cupertino Patch -- Palo Alto, CA, USA

Online: Partition survivors and volunteers preserve traumatic past

August 15, 2011 | Los Altos Patch -- Los Altos, CA

Online: Survivors of British India Partition Record Traumatic Oral Histories.

August 15, 2011 | Palo Alto Patch -- Palo Alto, CA

Online: Survivors of 1947 British India Partition record traumatic oral histories.

August 15, 2011 | Berkeley Patch -- Berkeley, CA

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive preserves traumatic past.

August 15, 2011 | KPFA - 94.1FM (KPFA.org) -- Berkeley, CA.

Morning mix with Tara Dorabji. Thirty minute feature on Partition by AM Host Tara Dorabji. Tara interviews The 1947 Partition Archive founder, Partition migrants Mr. Muzaffer Haider and Mr. Baljit Chopra, ending the segment with commentary from Prof. Junaid Ahmad from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Prof. Priya Satia from Stanford, and Prof. Angana Chatterji from California Institute of Integral Studies. Listenhere. The interview begins at roughly 7 min, 27 secs.

August 13, 2011 | Oakland Tribune -- Oakland, CA | Fremont Argus -- Fremont, CA

The following article appeared in both The Oakland Tribune and The Fremont Argus in print form. The article is archived online at insidebayarea.com. Online: Partition violence still haunts South Asians Print: Partition violence still haunts South Asians (alternate)

August 12, 2011 | Bay Area Desi -- The Silicon Valley Indian Hub

Spotlight on The 1947 Partition Archive on BayAreaDesi.com.

July 13, 2011 | Radio de Hotties 96.1 FM -- San Francisco, CA

Guest appearance on Wednesday evening radio show produced by Mahima Creations. www.mahimacreations.com

July 10, 2011 | KLOK 1170 AM -- San Francisco, CA

Guest appearance on Sunday morning radio show produced by Pravasvani. www.pravasvani.com

April 27, 2011 | The Daily Californian -- Berkeley, CA

Online: Archive Documents Oral Stories from Survivors of India’s Partitiond