Image courtesy of The Ethnic Minorities Original History and Research Centre (EMOHARC)
Ujjal Das is a journalist turned curator based in Canada with a specific interest in the role of expatriate Bengalis in the Bangladesh War of Independence. Over the last ten years he has collected many rare records ranging from photographs to posters, leaflets, letters and press cuttings from Bangla and English newspapers. Join us for an illustrated talk exploring his collection, which also includes the first postal stamp issued by the new nation of Bangladesh.
Book your free tickets via Eventbrite The event will be hosted on Zoom and you will receiving joining instructions 1-2 days before the event.
Bangladesh 50 Years
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the independence of Bangladesh, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives is proud to present a programme of free online events exploring the connections between the War of Independence in 1971 and the local community here in the East End. All events are free and take place between March and May 2021.