Mrigya will perform in The Bushey Academy in Bushey on 19 August 2017. The band from New Dehli combines Blues, Funk, Folk, Latin, Indian Classical and Jazz and has become one of India’s most premier and prodigious World-Fusion bands.
On Friday 18 Aug 2017, historian John McAleer from the University of Southampton is going to give a talk on the collections of the East India Company, illustrating the link between visual art and British colonialism in India. The venue is the Knowledge Centre Theatre.
Nitin Sawhney and Tara Arts present music and memories commemorating the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. The event will take place on Sunday 13th August at 8:00 p.m. at the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.
The British Library is hosting a lecture on the Baburnama, rare manuscripts that help question the one-sided cultural exchange between Europe and Islamic worlds. The Baburnama are the memoirs of Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur, founder of the Mughal Empire in India. The lecture will challenge the Eurocentric perspective on the memoirs and examine their function as a narrative of empire building.
The book Miniatur-Geschichten: Die Sammlung indischer Malerei im Dresdner Kupferstich-Kabinett presents miniature stories of the most representative pieces of the Dresden inventory of Indian painting. The collection owned by the Dresden Copper Plate Cabinet, including in fact two barely known collections of Indian painting from the late 17th and early 18th centuries, forms the center of this publication, with eleven additional essays in German and English providing background and insight into the exhibits.
A recent Guardian article relating the discriminatory treatment of Dalit students at Indian universities.