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The 1947 Partition Archive in the news

August 25, 2017 | The Pioneer

Online: Pain Unbound

August 25, 2017 | The Daily Star

Online: 70 years of Partition: States of Being Divided

August 25, 2017 | The Hindu

Online: Nine mark the Divide

August 25, 2017 | The 21st

Online: Telling Stories Of Partition, 70 Years Later

August 23, 2017 | The Indian Express

Online: The Untold Stories

August 20, 2017 | The Telegraph

Online: ’It’s time younger people understood how our ancestors suffered’

August 19, 2017 | The Indian Express

Online: Voices of Partition: One UP Muslim and two Pakistan born Hindus recollect the horrors of 1947

August 18, 2017 | Dawn

Online: Time to heal

August 18, 2017 | The Quint

Online: “Assam Still Remains Isolated,” Rues 80-Year-Old Freedom Fighter

August 16, 2017 | PRI

Online: It’s been 70 years since India’s Partition. There’s finally a museum devoted to it

August 16, 2017 | PRI

Online: It’s been 70 years since India’s Partition. There’s finally a museum devoted to it

August 16, 2017 | Huffington Post

Online: Partition Day, The Poignant Anniversary Lost in the 15 August Bustle

August 16, 2017 | WGBH

Online: It's been 70 years since India's Partition. There's finally a museum devoted to it.

August 15, 2017 | CNN News18

Online: 1947: Memories of Partition

August 15, 2017 | National Herald

Online: How do you solve a Problem like Partition?

August 15, 2017 | The Telegraph

Online: Seventy years after Independence , where does India stand with Britain now?

August 15, 2017 | Scoopwhoop

Online: 20 Heart-Wrenching Partition Stories To Make you Realize the price our Independence came at

August 15, 2017 | BBC Hindi

Online: बंटवारे की त्रासदी से जुड़ा आम आदमी का सामान’

August 15, 2017 | LiveMint

Online: Partition through the eyes of women

August 14, 2017 | New Statesman

Online: Collecting memories of Partition: “this is our last chance to hear first-hand accounts”

August 14, 2017 | Catch News

Online: 70 years after Independence, this Archive keeps the memory of Partition alive

August 14, 2017 | Conde Nest Traveller

Online: The People of Partition are now a click away

August 14, 2017 | Prospect

Online: ”Nothing hits you like a Survivor Account”: seizing the last chance to record memories of Partition

August 14, 2017 | The News

Online: Our Painful Legacy

August 14, 2017 | News 18.com

Online: Ancient Sites Turned Into Refugee Camps as Millions Fled Partition

August 14, 2017 | Dawn

Online: Forgotten Meaning

August 14, 2017 | Urdu Bulletin

Online: 70 years on, the shadow of Partition looms over us

August 13, 2017 | NPR

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

August 13, 2017 | The Economic Times

Online: How Partition’s grandchildren on both sides of the border are collecting memorabilia

August 13, 2017 | Sunday Guardian

Online: The violence during Partition never made sense

August 13, 2017 | Dawn

Online: ’The fear of being or not being’: Partition survivors tell stories of terror, loss and rebirth

August 13, 2017 | Dawn

Online: Partition: An interactive project exploring stories from 1947

August 13, 2017 | PressReader

Online: The violence during Partition never made sense

August 13, 2017 | The New Indian Express

Online: Partition unravelled in shades of sepia

August 13, 2017 | The Japan Times

Online: As millions fled Partition of India, ancient sites became refugee camps

August 12, 2017 | Digital Journal

Online: India-Pakistan: Voices of the Partition

August 12, 2017 | Digital Journal

Online: India-Pakistan:Voices of Partition

August 12, 2017 | LiveMint

Online: How techonology and social media help trace Partition memories

August 12, 2017 | The Wire

Online: Seeing Partition Through a Different Prism to Liberate Ourselves From Its Trauma

August 12, 2017 | Sunday Guardian

Online: Stories of loss and hope, told through impressions and memories of Partition

August 12, 2017 | Business Standard

Online: Partition at seventy: A family story

August 11, 2017 | Quartz India

Online: Listen to the stories of those who survived the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

August 11, 2017 | SBS

Online: The untold stories of India’s Partition go public for the first time

August 9, 2017 | Homegrown

Online: Love in The Time of Partition - Stories of Human Compassion

August 9, 2017 | Homegrown

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive: Untold Stories of Loss and Seperation

August 8, 2017 | BBC

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

August 8, 2017 | National Courier

Online: The 1947 Partition Archive to be released for public

August 7, 2017 | The Tribune

Online: Largest collection of Partition witness accounts set for release

August 7, 2017 | The Times of India

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan partition to go public

August 7, 2017 | Total News Express

Online: Largest Collection of Witness Accounts of Partition to Be Made Public

August 7, 2017 | Total News Express

Online: Largest Collection of Witness Accounts of Partition to Be Made Public

August 7, 2017 | The Wire

Online: Largest Collection of Witness Accounts of Partition to Be Made Public

August 7, 2017 | Dawn

Online: ’World’s Largest’ collection of Partition interviews to be released for public

August 7, 2017 | The Times of India

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

August 6, 2017 | Business Standard

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan Partition to go Public

August 6, 2017 | Business Standard

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan Partition to go Public

August 6, 2017 | Financial Express

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan Partition to go Public

August 6, 2017 | Firstpost

Online: Over 30,000 digital documents, photographs on Partition of India to go public for first time

August 6, 2017 | Suryaa

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan partition to go public

August 6, 2017 | The Week

Online: Tales of India-Pakistan partition to go public

August 6, 2017 | Mumbai Mirror

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

August 3, 2017 | Yahoo News

Online: Watch: How an oral history project is preserving memories of the India-Pakistan partition

August 1, 2017 | Vogue

Online: Block your weekend for ‘Remembering Partition: Museum of Memories’

July 31, 2017 | Al-Jazeera

Online: Living through Partition

April 29, 2017 | New Indian Express

April 29, 2017 | The Nation

Online: Witnesses to Partition share perspective on mass migration

April 24, 2017 | Dawn.com

Online: Partition Stories, from those who witnessed it

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

Online: 'I wanted to change the lack of knowledge about Partition'

Portal: Hindustan Times & Dawn.com

 
An interactive project exploring stories from 1947
Hindustan Times and Dawn.com collaborate with The 1947 Partition Archive in bringing you an educational and exploratory portal showcasing stories, maps and commentary related to Partition. 
See it on Dawn.com
See it on HindustanTimes.com

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