British South Asian Theatre Memories

By Farzana Whitfield|February 11, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies, South Asia|0 comments

Image provided by http://www.fipa.org.uk/gallery/dancers.htm FIPA, the Foundation for Indian Performing Arts, has been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project that will explore the history of British South Asian Theatre since the 1970s. This one year oral history project will uncover a treasure of memories from key practitioners in the world of British South Asian Theatre.  Through these, we discover how Asian culture has contributed to the

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London’s Radical South Asian Writers– Retro Style

By Farzana Whitfield|September 28, 2012|South Asia|0 comments

  Join Daljit Nagra, Shyama Perera and Bidisha on 3rd October as they read from some of the revolutionary work produced by South Asian literary pioneers and discuss how their own writing follows in this radical – and little-known – tradition. Asia House in central London is brimming with fantastic events that span right across Asia as a whole. To check out more about this event and other exciting ones, please click

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South Asia – July 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 30, 2012|South Asia|0 comments

South Asia Pakistans freedom & Allama Mashriqi : statements, letters, chronology of Khaksar Tehrik (movement) period : Mashriqis birth to 1947 / edited & compiled by Nasim Yousaf. Indian and Persian prosody and recitation / Hiroko Nagasaki ; English editing by Ronald I. Kim. Changing homelands : Hindu politics and the partition of India / Neeti Nair. Cross-disciplinary perspectives on a contested Buddhist site : Bodhgaya jataka / [edited by]

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