The last twenty years have seen a surge of interest in British Bengali history and the establishment of Bengali community archives. Join Julie Begum and Ansar Ahmed Ullah of the Swadhinata Trust in conversation with Howard Doble from London Metropolitan Archives. They will explore the challenges in researching as well as capturing these histories, the importance of collecting them, and reflections for the future.
Book your free tickets via Eventbrite The event will be hosted on Zoom and you will receive 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.