“India in Edinburgh in the long 19th century” – The Old Edinburgh Club
Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 6.45pm in person and online
In this first Old Edinburgh Club talk in a physical venue since early 2020 Prof Roger Jeffery will discuss “India in Edinburgh in the long 19th century.” Formerly Professor of Sociology of South Asia at the University of Edinburgh (from 1997-2020) Prof Jeffery was also a co-founder of of the University’s Centre for South Asia Studies and is Associate Director of its Edinburgh India Institute. Since 2015 he has been researching the “footprint” of India in Edinburgh and recently edited “India in Edinburgh”, published in 2019.
The event take place in Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge but will also be live-streamed for those unable to make it in person. Tickets cost £5 and can be booked from the link below.