The Scotland-India continuum of Ideas: The Relevance of Tagore & his circle

  a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
(b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle
(c) provide a revisionist reappraisal of knowledge exchange during and after Tagore’s time in a post-colonial assessment of transnationalism
(d) document and interpret the significance and impact of the ‘meeting of minds’ from West and East across borders through a study of print records, newspaper archives, correspondences and literary sources
(e) create a blog detailing the progress of the collaborative research on the ScoTs website for a world-wide audience

  • Start Date:

    7 January 2014

  • End Date:

    31 December 2016

  • Activity Type:

    Research

  • Funder:

    British Council

  • Value:

    £25560

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