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Jazzing Up Psychology

Jazzing Up Psychology

by Ananya Raghu, IME Youth Advisory Board Every culture in the world is uniquely its own—each community possessing their own dialect, faith, expression, stories and histories. But the one thing they have in common, oftentimes predating organised language and...

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A Brief Introduction to Indian Music

A Brief Introduction to Indian Music

By Suditi Uniyal, IME Youth Advisory Board India is known for its diverse culture, food, dresses, and more. Along with these, it is also known for its music! Classifying Indian music as a genre is problematic, as there are many forms of Indian music. Many Indian...

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The Evolution of Indian Music

The Evolution of Indian Music

By Sangeeth Gowrishankar, Youth Advisory Board Member India has a very rich heritage which has been passed down from generation to generation.  Be it the age of the Indus civilization or the number of invasions and culture clashes this land has witnessed. All this has...

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What is IME’s Youth Advisory Board?

What is IME’s Youth Advisory Board?

Recently, in collaboration with the British Council, IME has taken the initiative to form India’s first Youth Advisory Board (YAB). The Board comprises 17 members between the ages of 14 and 18. It was formed as an initiative to try and bring more youth voices to the...

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Dr K S Nisar Ahmed – The Soft-Spoken Literary Giant

Dr K S Nisar Ahmed – The Soft-Spoken Literary Giant

The Nityotsava Kavi (poet), Dr K.S. Nisar Ahmed, is a house-hold name. A Geologist by profession, he has to his credit many poems, translations and children’s books. As he was always clad immaculately in a three-piece suit, one could seldom find his religious identity...

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Museum Technology Post COVID

Museum Technology Post COVID

Museums are increasingly relying on technology for various purposes. Especially in this pivotal moment, when the COVID crisis is accelerating the use of technology in all spheres, including the museum sector. We have seen – as more and more museums work with...

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5 strategies for audience development for museums in India

5 strategies for audience development for museums in India

Increasing footfalls and engagement at museums are no small task. But, both are different. Visitor footfall is the number of visitors. Most often, the direct measure of this is the ticket sales. This is one of the parameters of measuring the success or failure of an...

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When Indian Ragas Met Western Music…

When Indian Ragas Met Western Music…

There emerged Raga rock! Raga rock is a subgenre of rock music formed when the latter was influenced by Indian classical music. The impact of Indian Classical Music became pronounced during the mid-60s. Popular bands in the west started using quintessential Indian...

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Music on Mind and Mood

Music on Mind and Mood

Music has a very strong and powerful impact on our mind and mood. It engages the mind, which is a manifestation of our emotion, imagery, memory, attention, learning, pattern perception, motor control and much more. One of the only activities that make the entire brain...

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