Until 4 November 2017, the Library of Birmingham is hosting the exhibition Connecting Stories: Our British Asian Heritage. Created in partnership with the British Library, the exhibition explores the 400 year relationship between Britain and South Asia by means of some items relating to the East India Company’s trading activities with the East Indies. Advertisements
William Wegman is probably best-known for his idiosyncratic photographs of Weimaraner dogs. His new book William Wegman: Being Human brings together more than 300 photographs from the past four decades. In an interview with Clem Hitchcock, he talks about his work with dogs and how it has shaped his creative life.
Shankar Mahadevan, the renowned classical and Bollywood singer, is going to give his first UK performance of a musical celebration of Lord Krishna. The event will take place in the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank, London, on the 16th of September 2017.
Miss Jenny the cheeta was one among a collection of animals that were brought to England in 1764. In collaboration with the British Library, the Library of Birmingham is hosting the exhibiton Connecting Stories: Our British Asian Heritage, exploring the transcultural interconnections between Britain and India, Pakistan and Bangladesh from 1600 to the present day. In a … Continue reading
On Monday, 4 Sep 2017, 17:30 – 19:00, the British Library will be hosting a talk that traces the journey of Shakespeare’s play Pericles, Prince of Tyre to South India’s Malabar Coast. With the help of several British Library collection items, the talk will explore the connections between the East India Company’s import of Shakespear’s … Continue reading
Haobam Paban Kumar’s Loktak Lairembee – Lady of the Lake has won the ‘German Star of India’ (best feature). The jury said that, “the team of film makers carve out a subtle, poetic and even hypnotic way into a world between dream and reality, where issues such as expulsion, human rights and conflicts that arise … Continue reading