FIBIS 20th Anniversary Conference Reminder!

Time is running out to book your place at our conference. Room rates cannot be guaranteed beyond 28th June. Make sure of your place.  Book now!

Day delegate places are also limited.  Don’t leave it too late.

Programme of talks

13.00 – 14.15 Richard Morgan: Open forum with FIBIS experts and audience contributions
Activities / interest groups / individual research questions
14.30 – 15.00 Pat Scully: Chairman’s welcome
15.00 – 16.00 Peter Bailey, former FIBIS Chairman; What was so special about India anyway?
16.00 – 16.30 Refreshments
16.30 – 17.30 Debbie Kennett: The Genetic Genealogy Revolution – DNA as research tool
18.30 – 20.00 DINNER
20.15 -21.00 Evening talk: Jenny Mallin: Grandmother’s Legacy: Smell and taste evoke memories

Saturday

09.10 – 09.50 David Edge: The Times of India Project
09.50 – 10.00 Pat Scully: Brief welcome to day delegates
10.00 – 11.00 Hedley Sutton: Sources for WWI Indian army research at the British Library
11.00 – 11.30 Refreshments
11.30 – 12.30 Geraldine Charles: Anglo-Indian Force: Recruits from India to the first World War
12.30 – 14.30 LUNCH – BUFFET plus Lunchtime Lecture
13.30 – 14.30 Gill Blanchard: Behind the scenes at ‘Who do you think you are?’
14.30 – 15.30 Maj Gen Lawrence: 200 Years of Service to the Crown: the Gurkha Regt
15.30 – 16.00 Refreshments
16.00 – 17.00 Dr Philip Woods: Independence/Partition in contemporary newsreel
17.00 – 17.30 Yasin Zargar: South Asia Today: Retracing Steps, visiting the sites
19.00 – 23.00 CELEBRATION DINNER

Sunday

09.10 – 09.50 Mary Anne Gourley, FIBIS Australia representative: FIBIS in Australia
09.50 – 10.00 Pat Scully: Brief welcome to day delegates
10.00 – 11.00 Dr Jean Ellis: Goodbye Burma: a family’s experience of the Trek. Longlisted for this summer’s People’s Book Prize.
11.00 – 11.30 Refreshments
11.30 – 12.45 Diana Quick: A Tug on the Thread: researching her father’s connection with India
12.45 – 13.30 Pat Scully: Final plenary session

Speakers will be available to sign their books.
Speakers have kindly agreed to be available to answer individual delegate questions.
FIBIS specialists will also offer small group or 1:1 sessions, timetable to be supplied later.
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