In 1947, India regained independence after almost 200 years of British rule – a period that was both culturally and economically damning, with almost 35 million Indians dead from British acts of commission and omission, and an unprecedented plunge into abject poverty. Join Indian author and politician Shashi Tharoor (Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India) as he explores the disastrous consequences of colonialism, and how India continues to rebuild since the colonisation that has been called ‘the greatest crime in all history’.
Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is not able to be booked on a Festival Pass.
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