Tag: Pause for Thought

Podcast – Remembering Bijnor

“‘Education is like nectar of the gods’ said one parent’… some people were willing work 16 hour days so that their children could remain in school” – Professor Craig Jeffrey CREDITS Host: Professor Craig Jeffrey Producer: Kog Ravindran Audio Engineer: Gavin Nebauer This podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute …

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Podcast – I Believe, with Professor Craig Jeffrey

“Magic has an incredible power to unite, to transgress cultural and social boundaries, and to create communities of feeling.” – Professor Craig Jeffrey CREDITS Host: Professor Craig Jeffrey Producer: Kog Ravindran Audio Engineer: Gavin Nebauer This podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute @ Delhi and founding partners La Trobe University …

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Podcast: Ordinary Politics

“Young people often reproduce pernicious systems. But they also undermine them. Even forms of political action that can be ushered quite quickly into the categories of ‘progressive’ or ‘retrogressive’ often contain within them contradictory impulses and potentials.” – Professor Craig Jeffrey Credits This podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute …

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Podcast – Banknotes

“I can’t help imagining how a 100 rupee note might have been worth 80 rupees one month, 85 the next, then 90, 95 and finally the day came when real value and printed value aligned and it acquired its ‘true worth’.” – Professor Craig Jeffrey CREDITS Host: Professor Craig Jeffrey Producer: Kog Ravindran Audio Engineer: …

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Podcast – Ode to a Coffee Cup

“Youth across the world are putting their political effort into ‘being the change they want to see in the world’ – a phrase that is misattributed to Gandhi.” “The Occupy Movement is a good example. Rather than spending time petitioning politicians, Occupy activists sought to build an ideal society – a ‘better tomorrow’ – realised …

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