IIT Madras – Humanities and Social Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF Humanities & Social Studies

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Memory Studies Annual Conference 2019

October 2, 2019 to October 4, 2019

Event, Memory, Re-membering: One Hundred Years of Jallianwalla Bagh

The centenary of Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, also known as Amritsar massacre, occurs at a particularly challenging time in the history of independent India when history is being rewritten and reconstituted from different vantage points, sometimes with ideological biases and sometimes with the intent of foregrounding ‘the forgotten’.