Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Ria Mirchandani '15

Summer Fellow 2014
Project Title: Remembering Partition: The Sindhi Perspective

"Remembering Partition: The Sindhi Perspective" was the culmination of several in depth video interviews of the Sindhi partition survivors from various corners of India over a 10 week period. The experience of the Sindhis was severely understudied; this project aimed to shed light on their stories through the use the an interactive website, where the oral histories are uploaded. The goal was not only to honor the resilience of the survivors but also create an easily accessible resource of videos for other organizations to use and figure generations to learn from.