Talk: Janomot Front Page Headlines from 1971

Bangladesh at 50, Community events, Heritage and museums, Workshops and activities
Thursday 8th July 2021 (18:00-19:15)
8 JANOMOT 8 AUG 1971

Join us online and discover 18 front page headlines from Janomot Weekly Newspaper documenting the struggles in the UK and abroad during the1971 War of Liberation. 

 Janomot Weekly Newspaper began publishing on 21 February 1969. It is a key communication channel for Bangladeshis who have made the United Kingdom their home. Its archive spans more than half a century. This chimes with the creation of Bangladesh as a sovereign nation in 1971. Journey through their back catalogues. Explore 18 front page headlines documenting the struggles at home and abroad at this moment in time.   

 The 35 minute presentation will be followed by a Q&A facilitated by Nathan Ritchie, and is a chance to see the headlines and images that made the front pages fifty years ago, as well as the backstories behind them.

 This is part of the Bangladesh@50 celebrations.This Insight 71 talk is delivered in partnership with Tower Hamlets Council, Loughborough University’s MMPI project (Migrant Memories and the Post-colonial Imagination) and Janamot Weekly Newspaper.

 Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible.