'Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land: Nineteenth-Century Debates Over British Rule in India
Rescheduled date from 6 June.
Free lunchtime talk to accompany the Weston Gallery Exhibition 'Threads of Empire: Rule and Resistance in Colonial Inidia, c.1740-1840.
British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and Indian rulers, Dr Onni Gust examines early nineteenth century debates about the rights and wrongs of British conquest and rule in India.
Please note: the talk will take place in the Djanogly Theatre
Image: Madras by T. Allom. Taken from ‘The illustrated history of the British Empire in India and the East’ by E.H. Nolan.