Friends Event: Beyond Multiculturalism
Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre
Rothley Street Leicester LE4 6LF
Learning from Aurobindo’s Indian and British identities
A talk by Brainerd Prince of the Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies
Not only are our societies becoming multicultural, but their members are themselves increasingly products of multicultural societies with multicultural identities. So what does it mean to be multicultural? How do we live together in solidarity with difference? How do we negotiate our identity in a multicultural society? A hundred years ago Aurobindo addressed these very issues as he himself had to negotiate between his own Indian and British identities. What can we learn from him?