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What's On > Independence Talks: Colonialism, Culture and Identity

The Hat Factory

Date: Saturday 21st October, 2017
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Cost: 3
Free for schools/college groups - contact Box Office
Booking information: Box Office: 01582 878100

Luton Culture in partnership with All Faiths and None present

The relationship between the Indian sub-continent and Britain dates back to 1600. This talk will discuss what Britain got from India while they were there and the purpose of British rule.

Discussing the defining features of partition including ethnicity, religious groups and the fallout, and looking at where we are today with Indians in Britain.

This talk will be facilitated by a host of superb panel members, including: Sarsraz Manzoor and Dr Fatima Rajina.

Sarfraz Manzoor is a British journalist, documentary maker, and broadcaster. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian, presenter of documentaries on BBC Radio 4, and a cultural commentator who appears on programmes such as Newsnight Review and Saturday Review. His first book, Greetings from Bury Park was published in 2007.

Dr Fatima Rajina is a specialist in her field, constantly engaging with the complex and challenging facets of our global society. She recently completed her PhD at University of London, looking at Bangladeshi Muslims and culture.