As the power and territories of the East India Company began to increase it only slowly began to realise that it had to assume responsibilities for the governance of its newly controlled citizens. These included the collection of tax, the control of expenditure, even of the maintenance of law and order.  Initially, the governance was […]

Programme 10.30 FIBIS experts answer your research questions 12.00 Break for Lunch. There is a café on the premises for light lunches. 13.15 AGM 14.00 “The South Indian Railway, as seen from Space. with 100-year-old photos from the British Raj” by Mike Muirhead 15.00 Break 15.30 “The passage to India” by Richard Morgan. 16.30 – […]