The lives of Alexander and Hugh Falconer are two examples of the complex relationships that built up between the East India Company and different parts of the United Kingdom. In this presentation we will set the context in which they and others worked and collected the Indian material that is currently in this Museum.


Roger Jeffery, University of Edinburgh, Professor of Sociology of South Asia

Friederike Voigt, National Museums Scotland, Principal Curator World Cultures with particular responsibility for the Middle Eastern and South Asian collections at National Museums Scotland