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Aishwarya Tipnis and her outstanding commitment to French Heritage in India rewarded with a “Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres”

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Aishwarya next to a plaque in the public square of Chinsurah,
erected by a local initiative and sponsored by the Dutch Embassy,
highlighting the shared heritage all over the city.

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Tour and Symposium:

Shared Built Heritage Bengal

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Dates: 1st to 8th December 2017

 

Practical Guide for Participants

 

Contributions from West Bengal Tour Participants

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SBH Study Tour welcome and dinner in the board room of The Calcutta Swimming Club (1 Strand, Dalhousie, Kolkata). The Club is the oldest in India, began in 1887 although this building dates from c1923. [photo: Gwynn Jenkins]

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[Photo:Deepanjan Ghosh]

 On 5 December the ISC Shared Built Heritage study tour of West Bengal enjoyed the delights of the South Kolkata Art Deco conservation area, led by Jawhar Sincar. Why did a 1902s European architectural style find so many takers in the 1950s and 1960s Kolkata? To answer that question, Click Here.

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