The Past Before Us: Heritage and History in South Asia

The Past Before Us: Heritage and History in South Asia

Date: 5 September 2016Time: 9:30 AM

Finishes: 6 September 2016Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Type of Event: Conference

You are warmly invited to a cross-disciplinary international conference, jointly organized by the SOAS South Asia Institute in London and Presidency University in Kolkata, to celebrate SOAS’s centenary.  

Over the two days of the conference, over thirty contributors from India, Europe, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the US and Singapore will address questions relating to the conceptualisation of heritage, the relationship between global and local evaluations of heritage, and the contested politics of heritage in South Asia.

This conference is supported by the Nehru Centre London and the Charles Wallace India Trust.  It is the first of two linked conferences: the second will be held in Kolkata to mark the bicentenary of Presidency University in 2017. 



View the draft programme

Book of Abstracts

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Monday, September 5, 2016 to Tuesday, September 6, 2016