Monday, 8 December 2014

Next SAALG Conference - Friday 30th January 2015 - Salvation Army International Heritage Centre

We are pleased to announce that the next South Asia Archive and Library Group conference will take place on Friday 30th January at the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre  in South London. 

Some of you may remember Hari Jonkers' talk at our February 2014 conference which introduced us to South Asia related material held in the Salvation Army's archives. 

Image copyright: The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre

The conference will include the following talks plus a chance to view such items from the Salvation Army's archive collection and museum displays, as well as the SAALG Business Meeting. 

Cataloguing the Michael Stokes Indian postcard collection’ Rosie Llewellyn-Jones (Archivist, Royal Society for Asian Affairs)

Searching for Mahabharatas: An inquiry into the modern adaptations of an Indian 'national epic' in Hindi and English cultural spheres’ Chimnay Sharma (PhD Candidate, SOAS University of London)

Three books about South India in the days of the Raj.  Discovering the life and work of the photographer A. T. W. Penn’ - Christopher Penn (Independent Researcher, Author)

Digitising with volunteers: the experience of the Centre of South Asian Studies’ – Dr. Kevin Greenbank (Archivist, Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge).

The conference fee is £20 including lunch and refreshments and is payable on the day. If you would like to attend please simply fill in our online booking form at the following link

For a full programme or further information please don't hesitate to contact Helen Porter at or 

We hope to see you there in January!