THE LIVES OF FREDA: THE BLOG
Sridhar Balan, writing in the Asian Age, has given generous praise to The Lives of Freda in an article largely about women in Buddhism. Here it is:
Do come along to the LSE on 29th November when I'll be talking about my biography of the remarkable Freda Bedi, an English woman who was jailed in India for supporting its claim to nationhood and who was later a pioneering Tibetan Buddhist nun.
The event is free and open to all - you are asked to register if you are coming. Details below.
(And if you can't make that date, there will be a book launch at the Nehru Centre in Mayfair on 9th December - more details in due course)
Nation, Gender and Religion: The Many Lives of Freda Bedi
Venue: Vera Anstey Room, Old Building, LSE
Date/Time: Friday, 29 November, 6.30pm
Participants: David Arnold is Emeritus Professor in History, University of Warwick; Katie Hickman is the author of She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British Women in India 1600 – 1900 (2019); Andrew Whitehead is a journalist and author.
Chair: Mukulika Banerjee is Director of the South Asia Centre, and Associate Professor in Anthropology at LSE.
This event is free and open to all but Registration is essential.
The Lives of Freda
- a blog about my biography of Freda Bedi