May Festival - India and Ireland: Connected Imperial Pasts Festival

May Festival - India and Ireland: Connected Imperial Pasts

  Please Note- Tickets may be available at the May Fest venue box office at the University of Aberdeen (King College Conference centre ). These will subject to availability and on a cash only basis for paid events.


Ireland and India were both British colonies, this talk will explore the ways that they were interconnected, from Gerald Aungier, the Irish founding father of Bombay in the 17th century to the 2017 election of Leo Varadker, the son of an Indian born doctor, as the Prime Minister, or Taoiseach, of Ireland. Explore these fascinating connections and learn about this lesser known aspect of Britain’s Imperial past.

(A drinks reception will follow in James MacKay Hall.)

 

 King's College Conference Centre, University of Aberdeen 


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