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Michael Wood: Dynasties of the South

 Join us for an illustrated talk by historian and broadcaster Michael Wood at The Nehru Centre in London.

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Travel Talk: Great Persian Journeys

 Great Persian Journeys: David Abram

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Belinda Wright: A Lifetime with Wildlife in India

Belinda Wright OBE is a prominent wildlife photographer and conservationist in India, and the Executive Director of the Wildlife Protection Society of India.

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Travel Talk: A Decade in Burma

A Decade in Burma with Alex Bescoby

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Rory Stewart: Burma And Beyond

Burma And Beyond with Rory Stewart In this era of digital interconnectivity, the life story of Rory Stewart reads more like that of the maverick 19th-century explorers whose off-grid travels in the remotest corners of Asia inspired many of his own adventures and writing.

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Michael Wood: Modern Travels in Ancient Civilizations

India and China: Modern Travels in Ancient Civilizations with Michael Wood

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In Conversation with Chetan Bhagat

 Join us at The British Library for an evening with renowned Indian author Chetan Bhagat Chetan Bhagat, who the New York Times calls “the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history”, comes to the stage in this one-off special event. Several of his books have become record-breaking blockbuster films and Bhagat will be sharing his experiences as both a popular novelist and successful screenwriter. His bestsellers include Five Point Someone, One Night at the Call Centre, The 3 Mistakes of My Life, 2 States, Revolution 2020 and Half Girlfriend.

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Exclusive screening of Zubaan

Join us at The Mayfair Hotel for an exclusive screening of Zubaan  Set against the backdrop of Sikhism and music, Zubaan is a story about identity. It is the coming age journey of a young man from faithlessness to faith, from dark to light, from noise to music.

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Ram Lila: The Story of Ramayana

Join us at The British Library for Ram Lila: The Story of Ramayana A novel retelling of the incredible story of the Ramayana. Prominent storyteller Seema Anand with the help of live performances will recount the beautiful and powerful tale of one of the world’s oldest epics.

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Travel Talk: China's Forgotten Himalaya

Travel writer and photographer, David Abram, recently spent three weeks exploring the snow-capped Hengduan mountain range in northern Yunnan – a region of astonishing landscapes and rich bio-diversity, where rare snub-nosed monkeys forage in forests framed by ice peaks and strings of fluttering prayer flags. 

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