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Gitanjali and Beyond Issue 1: Tagore and Spirituality

When we established the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs) at Edinburgh Napier University in November 2011, the idea was to rely on Rabindranath Tagore as a representative of India’s modern consciousness and create a platform not only for educational and cultural collaboration between British and Indian institutions, scholars, researchers and artists,but with the world, to take forward the message of Rabindranath’s internationalism. Read more

Gitanjali and Beyond Issue 3: Tagore Across Cultures

Born in 1861, Rabindranath Tagore’s life spanned the Romantic and Modern periods. He saw the devastation of World War 1, responded with alarm to the growth of nationalism, militarisation and aggressive expansionism in the inter-War years and was pained to witness the outbreak of World War II. Read more