India at 70: Historical and cultural reflections on 70 years of Indian Independence

  • Start Date: September 21, 2017 at 9:00 am
  • End Date: September 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm
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  • Location: A01 and A02, Highfield House, University Park
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A free, one-day symposium marking the 70th anniversary of India’s independence. This multidisciplinary conference looks at the events of 1947 in their historic moment and the multiple afterlives of Indian independence as a concept in fields ranging from history and politics to literature, film, music, and performance studies.

Presentations will reconsider India’s independence beyond national boundaries and contexts, and explore the globalized connections of 1947 and its aftermath across disciplinary, geopolitical and linguistic landscapes.

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