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AIIT Lecture – Friday 3 November: Mark Elliott on ‘Curating Another India’ exhibition at MAA, Cambridge

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This week’s lecture at 5.30pm on Friday November 3rd at the AIIT: Mark Elliott (MAA, Cambridge) ‘Curating Another India: object histories and contemporary voices’ All welcome. Refreshments from 5pm The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (MAA) cares for rich and eclectic collections of artefacts and images from India and South Asia, which have been largely unresearched in recent decades. The results of archaeological excavation, ethnographic fieldwork, colonial administration, missionary expeditions, travel or military operations, what these collections have are important stories to tell about the people who made and used …

AIIT: Michaelmas Term 2017 Lecture Programme

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Lectures begin at 5.30pm. Refreshments from 5pm. All welcome 20 October: Julius Lipner (University of Cambridge), this lecture forms part of Cambridge University’s Festival of Ideas: Hinduism and the elusiveness of Truth: the quest for integrity. This talk is now FULLY BOOKED on the Festival of Ideas website 23 October: Cameron Petrie (University of Cambridge), part of the Festival of Ideas: Climate change and collapse: a (not so) simple story of the relationship between climate and the decline of South Asia’s Indus Civilisation Please note this talk is held in …

AIIT: Easter Term 2017 Lecture Programme

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Lectures begin at 5.30pm. Refreshments from 5pm. All welcome MONDAY 24th April: Giles Tillotson (Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur): Recent Developments at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur Please note this talk will be on a Monday rather than the usual Friday 5 May: Julius Lipner (University of Cambridge): An Unfinished Journey: From Bengal to Cambridge and Back Again – Many Times Special event for Friends of the Trust (Advance booking required) 12 May: Sâqib Bâburi (British Library): The Windsor Padshahnamah: A Royal …

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AIIT: Michaelmas Term Lecture Programme 2016

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AIIT: Michaelmas Term 2016 Lecture Programme Lectures begin at 5.30pm. Refreshments from 5pm. All welcome. 14 October Special event for Friends of the Trust (Advance booking required: email info@indiran.org) Conor Jameson (RSPB): Save Asia’s Vultures; 21 October Sudeshna Guha (Shiv Nadar University): ‘Nineveh’ in Bombay and histories of Indian Archaeology; 28 October in association with the Cambridge Festival of Ideas Alan Williams (University of Manchester): Migration and the Mango Tree that Walked: the Arrival of Persian Zoroastrians in Eighth-century India. Advance booking required from Cambridge Festival of Ideas; 18 November …