Reconsidering the Raj- Lecture 5

Reconsidering the Raj- Lecture 5
Date
10 Apr 2018, 18:00 to 10 Apr 2018, 19:30
Type
Lecture
Venue
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

1947 marked the end of British rule in India, 200 years in which the British replaced the Mughals as controlling power and laid the foundations for modern India. In collaboration with the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia, the Institute of Historical Research will reconsider this remarkable period in a series of lectures by leading scholars. 

Tuesday 10 April 2018Independence and Partition

Panel discussionProfessor Joya Chatterji (focusing on India), Dr Farzana Shaikh (focusing on Pakistan) and Professor Ian Talbot (focusing on Britain). Victoria Schofield will act as moderator.

  • Joya Chatterji is author of The Spoils of Partition, The Bengal Diaspora and Bengal Divided. She is Professor of South Asian History and Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies at Cambridge.
  • Victoria Schofield is author of Kashmir in Conflict, Afghan Frontier, Wavell: Soldier and Statesman and Bhutto: Trial and Execution.
  • Farzana Shaikh is author of Making Sense of Pakistan and Community and Consensus in Islam: Muslim Representation in Colonial India, 1860-1947. She is a specialist in the regional politics of South Asia. She is an Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House.
  • Ian Talbot is author of Pakistan: A New History, The Independence of India and Pakistan, The Partition of India and many others. He is Professor of Modern British History at Southampton.


Advance registration online for this lecture is required.

Lecture: 18:00-19:30
The lecture will be followed by a small wine reception


Tickets
  • General Admission: £7.50
  • Concession rate (IHR Friends/ BACSA members/students)£5.00


Contact

IHR Events Office
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