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400 Years of India and Britain: The Memoirs of Sir Thomas Roe

Monday, October 14, 2019

2019 marks 400 years since the return of Sir Thomas Roe, merchant diplomat with the East India Company and England’s first official ambassador to India. Roe arrived at the port of Surat in September 1615 with a letter from King...

Follow JRPass' Director through the Innovating for Growth programme: Strategy 1:1 Part 2

Monday, October 14, 2019

Each quarter, we pick 18 high-growth businesses to take part in our Innovating for Growth: Scale-ups programme, where businesses receive £10,000 worth of tailored and bespoke business support and advice. Not only do businesses gain three months of guidance, they...

Recording of the week: Dr John interviewed by Charlie Gillett

Monday, October 14, 2019

This week's selection comes from Andy Linehan, Curator of Popular Music. Charlie Gillett, in his later years best-known as a World Music broadcaster, spent many years investigating the roots of rock music. He hosted Honky-Tonk on BBC Radio London in...

Beyond the Unfortunates

Friday, October 11, 2019

by Laurence Byrne, Curator Printed Heritage Collections. The archive of B.S Johnson is available to consult in our Reading Rooms at Add MS 89001, as is the Eva Figes archive at Add MS 89050. All of the books listed here...

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