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British Library ‘South Asia Series’

10 May | News,

Some of our readers may be interested in the following announcement from the British Library about the ‘South Asia Series’ line-up for 2019.

Asia and African Studies, British Library is pleased to announce a great line-up for the June-October in the ‘South Asia Series’; a series of free public talks based around the ‘Two Centuries of Indian Print’ project and the BL South Asia collection. We have academics and researchers from the UK and abroad sharing original and cutting-edge research, with discussions chaired by curators and specialists in the field. Pencil the dates in your diary and come along!

Location: Knowledge Centre (Bronte Room), British Library
Time: 6:15-7.30pm

Monday 10th June 2019

Cultivating Value in the South Asian Countryside
Meghna Chaudhuri (New York University)

Monday 17th June 2019

Circus Histories, Colonial Animals: Archives and their Circulation
Anirban Ghosh (Shiv Nadar University)

Monday 15th July 2019

The Political Potency of Wartime Experiences of Workers at the Calcutta Port
Prerna Agarwal (London School of Economics)

Monday 29th July 2019

Partition Refugees and National Development in India: A Roundtable Discussion
Uditi Sen (Nottingham University), Tanika Sarkar (JNU), Joya Chatterji (University of Cambridge)

Monday 5th August 2019

Witnessing History, Writing Nostalgia: the Progressive Women
Farha Noor (University of Freiburg/University of Heidelberg)

Monday 19th August 2019

Jagadish Chandra Bose and the Politics of Science in Colonised India
Christine Hoene (University of Kent)

Monday 23rd September 2019

World War II Letters and Photographs: Recovering Indian Experiences
Diya Gupta (King’s College, London)

Monday 21st October 2019

Screenwriting Practices during the First Indian Talkies
Rakesh Sengupta (SOAS)

For further info, please contact Dr. Priyanka Basu at [email protected]. No booking or payment required. Please come along!

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