Michael Wood: Modern Travels in Ancient Civilizations
India and China: Modern Travels in Ancient Civilizations
with Michael Wood
TransIndus is thrilled to be joining the Jeevika Trust in hosting a talk at the Royal Geographical Society by the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood, whose recent TV series on India and China have been a great inspiration to us and many of our clients.
Michael has acquired bona fide ‘national treasure’ status in the course of his long and prolific career, which began with his landmark series on The Dark Ages in 1979 and has included several notable forays into Asia.
His books and television programmes on India and China are perfect primers if you plan to travel to the east. We routinely recommend his brilliant summaries of the roots of Indian and Chinese civilizations in Legacy (1992), and The Smile of Murugan (1995) is an absolute must for all travellers to Tamil Nadu.
Anyone who has had the pleasure of attending one of his lectures will confirm that Michael’s ability to bring past eras to life is second to none and, if anything, even more compelling in front of a live audience than on the small screen.
At a time of such rapid and transformative change in Asia, we’re greatly looking forward to hearing about his recent travels, and discovering which places he found the most rewarding to visit in the course of filming his TV series on Indian and Chinese history.
Time & Place
When: Thursday 24th November 2016
Time: Doors open at 18:30. Lecture begins at 19:00
Venue: The Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR