Partition: The Story of Indian Independence and the Creation of Pakistan in 1947

The Hugh Leach Memorial Lecture will be given by:

Lt General Sir Barney White-Spunner KCB CBE  

10 October 2018

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

Lecture starts at 7.00pm with cash bar and nibbles from 6.15pm

Barney White-Spunner is a long-standing member of the Society. He has lectured at a variety of institutions during the past few years but not to us for some time. We are pleased to have him give this lecture to the RSAA, when he will be talking about the year of Indian partition and the circumstances that led to the appalling loss of life accompanying it. His book, Partition, addresses the same issues and was published in 2017

There will also be the presentation of the RSAA’s Special Award to Dr Gary Alder before the talk

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