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6:30 pm

Professor Francis Robinson (Royal Holloway), Marion Molteno and Dr. Rakhshanda Jalil: Introducing the New Edition of Ralph Russell’s Anthology of Urdu Literature A Thousand Yearnings

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre, 14 Stephenson Way
London, NW1 2HD United Kingdom

For many people, Urdu is indelibly associated with a bygone era: the cultural renaissance of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in the face of colonial oppression, heady mushairas and romantic poetry. For others, it brings to mind the gritty prose Read More ...

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