India’s Gateway: East India Company Talk with Professor Tony Webster
Professor Tony Webster, from Northumbria University, presents his research around the role of the East India Company in the North West of England & Asia in the 19th & early 20th centuries.
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This event is in conjunction with the India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain exhibition at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, which will run from Saturday, 18th February to Saturday, 15th July 2017
India’s Gateway is a temporary exhibition with family friendly activities that traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Featuring photographs by Tim Smith and an installation by Indian film-makers Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham, the exhibition weaves history together with words and images to explore the lives and experiences of Gujarati communities today.
India’s Gateway is organised by Oriental Arts and Tim Smith and is funded by Arts Council England.