Ajay, of art and performance company Nutkhut, has teamed up with Greenwich history lecturerDr Gavin Rand,Partition survivors, community groups, schools, heritage volunteers and artists to create this installation. The Partition of India in 1947 resulted in the largest mass migration in human history. 14 million Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians, were displaced. This lit the fuse for a series of events that not only changed the Sub-Continent but also Britain forever. Partition carries a living legacy in the UK and across the world and this is one of the last opportunities to hear and learn directly from the generation who experienced this climatic upheaval.
Postgraduate Researcher from Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS), Ala Barzinji, has not just been working on her research on the ”prediction and identification of child obesity using machine learning”, she has been cooking up a storm in her kitchen too! Ala was awarded the prestigious Gourmand International Cookbook Award for her book ”Traditional Kurdish Food: An insight into Kurdish culinary heritage”. In this book she has shared traditional Kurdish recipes and those looking to try new recipes can grab a copy of the book on Amazon:
Congratulations to Maria
Vioque Nguyen and Agnese Pulvirenti (both year 3 BA Hons Graphic and
Digital Design) for winning the ISTD Award (International Society of
Typographic Designers) through the International Student Assessment Design
Awards, and especially to Maria, who won a Commendation for her project, the
highest possible award. She achieved one of only 10 Commendations awarded in
the UK in 2019.
Ms Lloyd Malcolm joined in the discussion of Shakespeare, women writers and adaptation. Before this discussion students attended the play as part of their study of Shakespeare and how modern artists use Shakespeare to tell their own stories This was lead by Dr Jennifer Young from School of Humanities and Social Sciences