Speakers who took part:
Dr William Radice is a poet and an internationally known translator of Bengali and scholar of Tagore.
Dr Ketaki Kushari Dyson is a Bengali writer of poetry, fiction and drama. She is a translator of Tagore and has authored novels and scholarly books on Tagore’s writing and visual art.
Professor Ursula King is Professor Emerita of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol.
Andrew and Maggie Alexander are teachers, educational theorists and founders of the Links with India project.
Dr Imre Bangha is Lecturer in Hindi in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford and Head of the Alexander Csoma de Koros Centre for Oriental Studies at the Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania. He is the author of various works on Bengali and Hindi Literature.
Dr Alastair Niven, OBE is Principal of Cumberland Lodge and the author of four books and over fifty articles on aspects of Commonwealth and post-colonial literature.