LU Arts: Remembering the 1947 partition of India
Loughborough University London and Radar – LU Arts’ contemporary programme that commissions artists to respond to academic research – are co-hosting an event to mark the launch of a £1m project that examines the 1947 Partition of India and its influence on community identity in the UK.
Join Loughborough University London and Radar for an afternoon of discussion to mark the launch of a new project: Migrant memory and the post-colonial imagination: British Asian memory, identity and community after Partition,
This event is free to attend, and has been organised in collaboration with Radar, Loughborough University’s Contemporary Art programme commissioning artists to respond to academic research. A panel of invited artists and academics will reflect on their own research and creative practice in response to the project’s main themes: Partition, diaspora and memory. The session will be followed by a drinks reception.
- Professor Emily Keightley - Professor of Media and Memory Studies at Loughborough University
- Dawinder Bansal – Creative Producer
- Kazi Ruksana Begum – the Arts Development Officer at London Borough of Tower Hamlets
- Professor Raminder Kaur Kahlon - Professor of Anthropology and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex
- Dr Churnjeet Mahn - Chancellor’s Fellow and Senior Lecturer in English Literature at University of Strathclyde
- Kevin Ryan – Director of Charnwood Arts
- Dr Pippa Virdee - Senior Lecturer in Modern South Asian History at De Montfort University