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Volume 5, Issue 9 | September 2021

Book authored by JGLS faculty member released

A book entitled Indians in London, authored by Professor Arup Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Jindal Global Law School, has been released in the presence of Prof. (Dr.) Paul Flather, Fellow Mansfield College, Oxford; Prof. Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Former High Commissioner and Ambassador, Director, The Nehru Centre, London, and Governor of West Bengal; Prof. (Dr.) Michael Fisher, Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Emeritus, Oberlin College, Ohio, USA; and Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General on 22 September 2021.

 

Indians in London chronicles five centuries of Indian immigration and settlements in London (the heart of Great Britain), from the birth of the East India Company to independent India, in a saga covering a wide cast of Indian scholars and servants, diplomats and lascars, reformers and homemakers, barristers and suffragists, revolutionaries and restaurateurs, queens and ayahs, and much more.

 

Arup K. Chatterjee is the founding chief editor of Coldnoon: International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures, and author of The Purveyors of Destiny: A Cultural Biography of the Indian Railways (2017), The Great Indian Railways (2018), Indians in London: From the Birth of the East India Company to Independent India (2020) and The Great Indian Railway Saga (2020).