Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin (ZMO) and the Embassy of India, Berlin invite to the international workshop "Indians in Berlin during the First Half of the 20th Century: Activities and Encounters in Politics, Culture, Science and Education"
Date: 20-21 May 2014
May 20th: Embassy of India, Tiergartenstraße 17, 10785 Berlin
May 21st: Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin
Culture and Education Wing
Embassy of India
Tel: +49 30–80307 226
20.05.(Embassy of India, Berlin)
Mr. Ajit Gupte, Deputy Chief of Mission
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Freitag, Director of ZMO
Session 1 Chair:
H. S.Shiva Prakash (Indian Embassy, Berlin)
Nirode K. Barooah (Cologne): The Indian Independence Committee and Indian Revolutionaries in Berlin
Martin Kämpchen (Santiniketan): Rabindranath Tagore’s Visits to Berlin in the 1920s
Chair: Heike Liebau (ZMO, Berlin)
Joachim Oesterheld (Berlin): Indian Students in Berlin
Film screening and discussion: “The Halfmoon Files” by Philip Scheffner
Reception at the Indian Embassy
21.05. (Zentrum Moderner Orient)
Chair: Joachim Oesterheld (Berlin)
Heike Liebau (Berlin): The Kheiri brothers in Berlin 1914-1930.
Gerdien Jonker (Berlin/Erlangen): Mission as adaptive globalisation. Ahmadiyya missionaries in inter-war Berlin
Chair: Saravanan Ganesan (Indian Embassy, Berlin)
Sobhanlal Datta Gupta (Kolkata): Berlin ́s role for the emerging communist movement in India in the 1920s and 1930s. M.N Roy
Ali Raza (Berlin): Radical Spaces, Spatial Imaginations and the Politics of Revolution
Chair: Nils Riecken (ZMO, Berlin)
Dhruv Raina (Delhi): Encounters in Science
Tilak Sareen (Delhi): Subhas Chandra Bose and his days in Berlin
Exhibition “The making of” by Britta Lange and Philip Scheffner, Tieranatomisches Theater, Charité, Berlin; guided tour by Britta Lange
Criteria of this press release:
Cultural sciences, History / archaeology, Politics, Social studies
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