Leicester and India: Research at De Montfort University

Leicester and India: Research at De Montfort University

A showcase of research on Leicester and India from across the university

30 April to 4 May 2019

Exhibition open 12-5pm daily

Lunchtime events 1-2pm Tuesday-Friday, refreshments available from 12.30pm each day

Tuesday 30 April, 1-2pm

Welcome talk and tour of exhibition
Professor Andy Collop, Interim Vice -Chancellor
Professor Rusi Jaspal, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Councillor Manjula Sood

Wednesday 1 May, 1-2pm

The Loving Community, Ahmedabad

Hear from Ahmedabad resident and local architect Anand Sonecha along with members of staff from Leicester School of Architecture at DMU about this partnership to improve the housing of members of the Loving Community in Ahmedabad.

Thursday 2 May 1-2pm

1 – 1.15 pm
The ‘Real’ Europeans in India: German Settlers in the British Empire, 1840-1920
Professor Panikos Panayi, Arts, Design & Humanities

1.15 – 1.30 pm
MeHeLP India: Mental health Literacy in urban and rural communities in India: An interdisciplinary approach using applied theatre methodology
Professor Raghu Raghavan, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

1.30 – 1.45 pm
Comparative capitalism and Emerging Economies: What does the case of India tell us?
Dr. Anita Hammer, Faculty of Business and Law

1.45 – 2 pm
Q&A Session

Friday 3 May, 1-2pm

1 – 1.10 pm
DMU Square Mile India – local engagement in a global context
Sunita Patel, Strategic and International Partnerships

1.10 – 1.20 pm
Remnants of 1947: The Muslim Other
Dr Pippa Virdee, Faculty of Arts, Design & Humanities

1.20 – 1.30 pm
Artist exchanges between Fine Art DMU and the Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Jamie Scott, Faculty of Arts, Design & Humanities

1.30 – 1.40 pm
Two decades of research on India’s energy issues
Professor Subhes Bhattacharyya, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media

1.40 – 2 pm
Q&A Session


Saturday 4 May

Family workshops 1 – 3pm
Inspired by the work in India undertaken by Leicester School of Architecture our family visitors will have a chance to make everything from bricks and tiles through to small dwellings of their own…

For further information or to book a place at any of these events please email thegallery@dmu.ac.uk