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Workshop: ‘Reporting 1857': the Indian Uprising and the British Media

  Monday 23rd July, 2007, William Robertson Building, George Square,

  University of Edinburgh

 

10.45am - Welcome

  11.00am -1pm: Forum on British media sources

Bill Bell ( University of Edinburgh ) - Smith, Elder and the Response to 1857

Carol Henderson ( Rutgers University ) - Sources and resources in Britain and America

Projit Mukharji ( University of Southampton ) - Broadsheet Ballads

Michael Fisher (Oberlin University) - Sources on South Asian responses in the UK

1.00pm - 2pm: Lunch

2.00pm -3.45pm: The Evangelical Response

Esther Breitenbach (University of Edinburgh) - Scottish Presbyterian missionaries in India : perspectives on the Indian Mutiny of 1857

Caroline Lewis (University of Edinburgh) -Women Missionaries and the representation of 1857, a case study

Andrea Major   (University of Edinburgh) -  'The Crescent Against the Cross'? The construction of an evangelical discourse on 1857 in the writings of the London Missionary Society

 3.45 - 4.00pm: Summing up - Sudhir Chandra

Panel Convenor: Dr. Andrea Major
e-mail: Andrea.Major@ed.ac.uk
Tel (mobile): 07723 622318

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