Selected Recent Presentations/Workshops
Voices of Partition, exhibit and conference at Lesley University (2017) in collaboration with 1947 Partition Archive
Trauma and Resilience workshop for Palestinian Educators in the West Bank in collaboration with the Seeds of Peace Educator Program (2017)
Chhabra, M. (2017) Teaching conflicting histories. Presentation at the, William Joiner Institute Educational Project, University of Massachusetts.
Chhabra, M. (2016) Teaching about a historical event of collective violence: Should we bring in Human Rights perspective? Paper and workshop presented at Georg Arnhold International Summer School on Education for Sustainable Peace. Braunschweig, Germany.
Chhabra, M. (July, 2016). Taking the perspective of researcher and educators: The case of history education in India and Pakistan. Presentation at International Conference on History Education for Peace in East Asia and Europe, Institute of Global Justice, Hague.
Chhabra, M., Jones, M., Spragg, D., & Cochrane, S. (2014). Sharing our learning: Culturally responsive teaching at Lesley. Community of Scholars Day, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
Chhabra, M. (September, 2015). History education and memories of conflict. Paper presented at History Educators International Research Network Institute of Education, London.
Chhabra, M. (October, 2015). Self and other- The practice of dignity. Invited speaker for the Annual Ikeda Forum, Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue, Cambridge, MA.
Chhabra, M. (May, 2015). Crossing borders. Invited speaker for Seminar on peace and conflict resolution, Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue, Cambridge, MA.
Chhabra, M. (April, 2015). Understanding the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion through the lens of identity and culture. Workshop presented at Inclusion not Exclusion: Comparative educational perspectives at the heart of sustainable development, 6th annual conference of Gulf Comparative Education Society, Dubai.
Chhabra, M. (March, 2015). Narratives of conflict- Conflict of narratives: Teaching and learning of the 1947 British India Partition. Featured talk at the seminar, Examining narratives of history and identity in schools today: International perspectives on research and educational practices. UMass, Boston.
Chhabra, M. (September, 2014). Stigmatized and marginalized- Voices from a school in Old Delhi. Paper presented at Miranda College, New Delhi, India.
Chhabra, M. (June, 2014). The future of a violent past: Reflections from the field and lessons to learn. Invited speaker to the First Georg Arnhold Summer School on Education for Sustainable Peace. Braunschweig, Germany
Chhabra, M. (March, 2014). What kind of education for all? Paper presented at 58th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, Canada.
Chhabra, M. (2013). Peace circles and conflict transformation. Workshop presented at,
Conflict as Catalyst, Arts and Health Annual Conference, Lesley University, MA
Chhabra, M. (2013) Collaborative research and activism across borders- Lessons learned. Paper presented at, Research in Collaboration: From Responding Participants Responding Participants to Inquiring Partners, George Hein lecture series, Lesley University, MA
Chhabra, M (2012). Narratives and teaching of a historical event of collective violence: Teaching of the 1947 Partition in Indian high schools. Paper presented at 38th Annual Meeting of The Association for Moral Education (AME) Civility vs Incivility: Respectful disagreement in a divided world. San Antonio, Texas.
Chhabra, M (2012). Reconstructing learner-teacher citizens–Gaps between history curriculum reform and classroom practice in Indian high schools. Paper presented at Institute of Education, Equity and Quality in Education Conference, at the Beijing Normal University, Beijing.