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Ektara video magazine
January 2017

(See the list of previous issues)

Welcome to the January 2017 issue of Ektara, the online video magazine of history, arts and culture of India and South Asia. We hope our stories and interviews will entertain and inspire you, and arouse your appetite for more about our rich and diverse pasts. (This magazine was previously known as Etihas.in).

In this new year issue, we bring you the following short videos and segments:

1. Ustad R. Fahimuddin Dagar: Continuity and Change in Music Traditions
2. Kashmir in Historic Film Footage
3. Featured Video: The Masters of the Rivers - Mysteries of Mohenjo-Daro
4. Announcements: Call for Papers from Tasveer Ghar

1. Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar: Continuity and Change
in Music Traditions

Indian classical vocalist Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar (1927-2011) talks about the changes taking place not only in the music traditions but also in cultural values in modern India. Recorded in a conference on 'Partition and Hindustani Music' held on 22-23 August 2008 at New Delhi.

3. Kashmir in Historic Film Footage
Many agencies and archivists have recorded film in the Himalayan region of Kashmir since the early 20th century, featuring many undiscovered vistas of life in the valley. See the videos here >>

3. Featured Video: The Masters of the Rivers -
Mysteries of Mohenjo-Daro

In the series Civilizations, this is an in-depth documentary film about the city of Mohenjo-Daro that existed on the banks of the Indus River in South Asia. The video is narrated by Simon Chilvers.

4. Announcements: Call for Papers from Tasveer Ghar
Manly Matters: Representations of maleness in South Asian popular visual practice.
Kindly see the details about this call here: http://goo.gl/8vTKSx

 

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