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8th February, 2018

Talk – The missing; memory, migration and Partition


Event Details

8th February, 2018
14:00 -
Loughborough University London
Room TBC

Join us for an afternoon of discussion to mark the launch of the new project ‘Migrant memory and the post-colonial imagination: British Asian memory, identity and community after Partition’, led by Professor Emily Keightley and funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

This event is 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.


– Dawinder Bansal – Creative Producer

– Kazi Ruksana Begum – Arts Development Officer at London Borough of Tower Hamlets

– Prof Raminder Kaur Kahlon – Professor of Anthropology & Cultural Studies (University of Sussex)

– Prof Emily Keightley – Professor of Media and Memory Studies (Loughborough University)

– Dr Churnjeet Mahn – Chancellor’s Fellow and Senior Lecturer in English Literature (University of Strathclyde)

– Kevin Ryan – Director, Charnwood Arts

– Dr Pippa Virdee – Senior Lecturer in Modern South Asian History (De Montfort University)

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