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05/13/2014 15:09

Indians in Berlin during the First Half of the 20th century

Regina Sarreiter Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)
Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren Berlin e.V. (GWZ)

    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

    Venue:
    May 20th: Embassy of India, Tiergartenstraße 17, 10785 Berlin
    May 21st: Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin

    Contacts:
    Saravanan Ganesan
    Culture and Education Wing
    Embassy of India
    Tel: +49-30-25795402
    Email: office.culture@indianembassy.de

    Heike Liebau
    ZMO Berlin
    Tel: +49 30–80307 226
    Email: Heike.Liebau@zmo.de

    20.05.(Embassy of India, Berlin)

    14.00-14.30
    Welcome
    Mr. Ajit Gupte, Deputy Chief of Mission
    Prof. Dr. Ulrike Freitag, Director of ZMO

    Session 1 Chair:
    H. S.Shiva Prakash (Indian Embassy, Berlin)
    14.30-15.15
    Nirode K. Barooah (Cologne): The Indian Independence Committee and Indian Revolutionaries in Berlin
    15.15-16.00
    Martin Kämpchen (Santiniketan): Rabindranath Tagore’s Visits to Berlin in the 1920s

    16.00.16.30
    Break

    Session 2
    Chair: Heike Liebau (ZMO, Berlin)
    16.30-17.15
    Joachim Oesterheld (Berlin): Indian Students in Berlin
    18.00-19.30
    Film screening and discussion: “The Halfmoon Files” by Philip Scheffner

    19.30
    Reception at the Indian Embassy

    21.05. (Zentrum Moderner Orient)

    Session 3
    Chair: Joachim Oesterheld (Berlin)
    9.30-10.15
    Heike Liebau (Berlin): The Kheiri brothers in Berlin 1914-1930.
    10.15-11.00
    Gerdien Jonker (Berlin/Erlangen): Mission as adaptive globalisation. Ahmadiyya missionaries in inter-war Berlin

    11.00-11.30
    Break

    Session 4
    Chair: Saravanan Ganesan (Indian Embassy, Berlin)
    11.30-12.15
    Sobhanlal Datta Gupta (Kolkata): Berlin ́s role for the emerging communist movement in India in the 1920s and 1930s. M.N Roy
    12.15-13.00
    Ali Raza (Berlin): Radical Spaces, Spatial Imaginations and the Politics of Revolution

    13.00-14.00
    Lunch

    Session 5
    Chair: Nils Riecken (ZMO, Berlin)
    14.00-14.45
    Dhruv Raina (Delhi): Encounters in Science
    14.45-15.30
    Tilak Sareen (Delhi): Subhas Chandra Bose and his days in Berlin
    15.30-15.45
    Concluding remarks

    16.30
    Exhibition “The making of” by Britta Lange and Philip Scheffner, Tieranatomisches Theater, Charité, Berlin; guided tour by Britta Lange


    more information:

    http://www.zmo.de/veranstaltungen/2014/Indians%20in%20Berlin%20programme%2005_05...


    Criteria of this press release:
    Journalists
    Cultural sciences, History / archaeology, Politics, Social studies
    transregional, national
    Scientific conferences
    English


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