‘The politics of the handloom: craft, technology and the modern nation in China and India’.

Speaker: Professor Francesca Bray # The University of Edinburgh

6th Dec 2016

15:00 - 17:00

Learning Centre, National Museum of Scotland

Part of Understanding Technology Seminar Series at the National Museum of Scotland

In this seminar, Professor Francesca Bray discusses the very different fates of handloom weaving in modern India and China. India became independent in 1945, the People’s Republic was declared in 1949.

The event is free, but booking required. Please register with Maureen Kerr on 0131 247 4274 or m.kerr@nms.ac.uk.

For more information see: http://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/whats-on/the-politics-of-the-handloom-craft-technology-and-the-modern-nation-in-china-and-india/