The Globalisation of Indian Magic - Visiting Research Fellowship Lecture 2019

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Add this event to your calendar 2019-09-25 18:30:00 2019-09-25 18:30:00 The Globalisation of Indian Magic - Visiting Research Fellowship Lecture 2019 In the Western world, India evokes an image of mysticism; a home of spirituality, the occult and, for some, the supernatural. But how did India come to enjoy this status of a proverbial land of magic, even in our modern world? Join Dr Sugata Nandi, Assistant Professor of History at the West Bengal State University, on Wednesday 25 September as he delivers the culminating lecture of his Visiting Research Fellowship at Senate House Library. Dr Nandi has utilised the Library’s extensive collection of memoirs, reports, books, illustrations and silent films created by European colonialists to understand how formerly anonymous Indian magicians convinced Westerners, even to this day, of their supernatural powers.   The Globalisation of Indian Magic  Visiting Research Fellowship Lecture 2019 Wednesday 25 September 6:30pm – 8:00pm Senate Room, Senate House FREE - book your place here Senate Room, Senate House Senate House Library noreply@senatehouselibrary.ac.uk Europe/London public

In the Western world, India evokes an image of mysticism; a home of spirituality, the occult and, for some, the supernatural. But how did India come to enjoy this status of a proverbial land of magic, even in our modern world?

NandiJoin Dr Sugata Nandi, Assistant Professor of History at the West Bengal State University, on Wednesday 25 September as he delivers the culminating lecture of his Visiting Research Fellowship at Senate House Library.

Dr Nandi has utilised the Library’s extensive collection of memoirs, reports, books, illustrations and silent films created by European colonialists to understand how formerly anonymous Indian magicians convinced Westerners, even to this day, of their supernatural powers.

 


The Globalisation of Indian Magic 
Visiting Research Fellowship Lecture 2019

Wednesday 25 September
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Senate Room, Senate House

FREE - book your place here

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