All talks take place in the Foyle Learning Centre, British Library, 5.30-7.00pm.
Monday, 4 June 2018: “Amala Shankar: Documenting a Dance Legacy” - Urmimala Sarkar (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Monday, 18 June 2018: “Poetics of Popular Preaching: Islamic Sermons in Contemporary Bangladesh” - Max Stille (Max Planck Institute)
Monday, 9 July 2018: “Boundaries of Belonging: Territory in Colonial India” - Aniket De (Harvard University)
Tuesday, 17 July 2018: “Lineages of the Housing Question in Colonial Delhi, 1920-1940s” - Anish Vanaik (Jindal Global Law School)
Monday, 30 July 2018: “Allah/Ishwar: Translating the Qur’an into Bangla” - Epsita Halder (Jadavpur University)
Wednesday, 1 August 2018: “A History of P.E.N. in Pre-Independence India” - Tariq Sheikh (EFLU)
Monday, 20 August 2018: “Dance History and Dancing through History: Manipuri in Colonial India” - Debanjali Biswas (King’s College)
Monday, 3 September 2018: “Ram Gopal, Indian Dancer: Histories of Cultural Interweaving” - Ann R. David (Roehampton)
Monday, 17 September 2018: “Beyond Temple Paintings: Towards an Alternative History of the Deccani Scroll Paintings” - Anais Da Fonseca (Tate Research Centre: Asia)
Monday, 24 September 2018: “Visual Representation and Reportage of 19th Century South Asian Earthquakes from Colonial Archive” - Debojyoti Das (Bristol University)
Download a detailed programme.
No advance booking is required, and the sessions are free to attend. For further information, please contact Dr Priyanka Basu (Priyanka.Basu@bl.uk).