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April 2018

Revisiting 1971: Competing Narratives, Silence and Legacy

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brontë B, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
£3 - £5

The Bangladesh War of Independence in 1971 was a turning point in South Asian history, the effects of which, continue to impact the region and the diaspora today. In this discussion activists and writers discuss…

Sheikh Google: How Knowledge is Shaped by Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
£3 - £5

Algorithms and AI are shaping the way we receive, process and share knowledge about the world. What does this mean for the production and dissemination of knowledge about Islam and Muslims? How can we negotiate…

In Conversation with… Kamila Shamsie

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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£5

Inspired by Greek mythology and modern day terrorism, Kamila Shamsie’s book Home Fire explores family ties and moral boundaries. In conversation with journalist Razia Iqbal, she shares her thoughts on the evolution of classical characters…

Aziz Foundation: Making an Application to us

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brontë Rooms, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross
London, NW12DB United Kingdom
FREE

At this session staff from our lead sponsor, Aziz Foundation, will take you through their grant cycles, the application process and funds available. Find out more about the Foundation's aims, the best time to make…

In Conversation with Akram Khan

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
£5

Ahead of his announced retirement from full length dance performances and before the UK premiere of his new full-length work Xenos, we will be joined by acclaimed choreographer Akram Khan and the writer on his…

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