Up and coming events at the King’s India Institute- this September

By Farzana Whitfield|September 17, 2015|Development Studies, Economics, Films and Sound Recordings, History, Literature, Politics and International Relations, South Asia|0 comments

All the events organised by the King’s India Institute are free. RSVP is not needed unless mentioned on the event listing.  Events in September 2015 Uski Roti ‘His Bread’ (1969, dir. Mani Kaul, Hindi with English subtitles) Indian Modernisms film series at The Tagore Centre for Global Thought Date:              21 September 2015 Venue:           Anatomy Lecture Theatre (K6.29), Strand Campus, London Time:              6.30-9pm Our first screening in the Indian Modernisms series.

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz Mela in London

By Farzana Whitfield|September 4, 2013|Literature, Music, Media and Film Studies, Politics and International Relations, South Asia|0 comments

Image taken from the UrduWallahs: http://urduwallahs.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/intesaab-by-faiz-ahmed-faiz/ Faiz Ahmed Faiz was one of the most prolific Urdu writers to live, he was also an active member of the Progressive Writers Movement in India. To celebrate his life and work, the Faiz Cultural Foundation are organising a one day ‘mela’ (gathering) inviting renouned intellectuals and writers to speak about politics, culture and peace. In addition to this, Pakistani and Indian artists will get the audience moving

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2 new titles launched for South Asian Studies

By Farzana Whitfield|October 9, 2012|South Asia|0 comments

     The Royal Asiatic Society (14 Stephenson Way, near Euston Station) is launching two volumes on South Asia. Both books explore the social, political and cultural significance of indigenous forms of leadership (kings and gurus) in fresh and compelling ways. The book launch will be held on 25 October 2012 17:30 – 19:30 Speakers: Dr Aya Ikegame (The Open University), Dr Jacob Copeman (University of Edinburgh), Professor Anthony Good (University

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