Launch of the Royal Commission’s Welsh Asian Heritage Project: Celebrating and Archiving the Experiences of Ugandan Asians
Join the online launch of the Commission’s exciting new Welsh Asian Heritage Project which will celebrate and archive the experiences of Ugandan Asians in Wales, including documenting important places of cultural, religious and historical significance.
- Thursday, 5 October 2023
- 17:00 – 18:30
Speakers at the event will give an overview of the political climate that led to the expulsion of Asians from Uganda; will share personal experiences and details of how the project will engage and work with Welsh communities to chart the journey from expulsion to resilience, and create a permanent record for the National Monuments Record of Wales and the People’s Collection Wales to be available for present and future generations.
Speakers are Chandrika Joshi, ex-Tonfanau resident and Storyteller, Perminder Dhillon Project Leader of The Welsh Asian Heritage Project, and Christopher Catling, CEO of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales.
This talk is free and open to all, however tickets are limited so to avoid disappointment please book in advance.
For tickets and further information visit our Eventbrite page.
This project is being funded by the Welsh Government as part of its Anti-racist Wales programme.