SOAS University of London

Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London

Sunday Talk: The Guru’s Beloved Bards (Music)

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 18 September 2011Time: 11:30 AM

Finishes: 18 September 2011Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Talk

The day will include the following 2 talks (plus free lunch):

Old Broken Strings

Rediscover the forgotten tradition of the Muslim bards of the Golden Temple.
Dr Navtej Purewal is a lecturer at the University of Manchester specialising in gender issues and social inequality in South Asia and the Partition of Punjab.

‘Unstruck Melody’

In-conversation with one of the last great rababis who sang at the Golden Temple, concluding with a finale performance.
Bhai Ghulam Muhammad Chand is an accomplished exponent of the rababi tradition who was born in Amritsar but is now based in Lahore, Pakistan.

Tickets

TypePriceFee
Standard£10.00£1.25
Concession (Student with NUS, OAP)£8.50£1.16
Group of 4£8.50£1.16
Wheelchair Space (3 available)£10.00£1.25
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