Posts tagged ‘event’

May 8, 2013

Asia House Festival of Asian Literature


Freedom is the theme of this year’s Asia House Festival of Asian Literature, the seventh annual event. From 7-22nd May, some of Asia’s greatest literary exports will join some of the best British Asian writers and thinkers to discuss freedom in all its forms: freedom of expression, education, travel, justice, freedom to read the truth and to live in our chosen ways.

Taking place in a few venues in Central London the programme and events for adults and children is varied and wonderfully diverse.  Want to know how to get your work published in Asia or the UK? Want to see a curry demonstration from Michelin-starred chef, Atul Kochhar?

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February 17, 2012

Live Music & Poetry: Enjoy Hafez

As you are aware Chatterjis, I love a bit of romantic poetry and was both happy and sad that SOAS are hosting a Hafez Persian poetry event.

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March 22, 2011

Meet An Oscar Winning Costume Designer

On Friday 25 March, The Nehru Centre is hosting a Q & A with Bhanu Athaiya –

Indian cinema’s most well-regarded costume designer,

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March 6, 2011

International Women’s Day Centenary

Tuesday, 8 March marks the global centenary of International Women’s Day.

Until this year I have never bothered doing anything for International Women’s Day as I thought it was celebrated merely as part of global politics and never achieved anything significant. Last year, however, there was a reawakening of the feminist within me

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