This is a fascinating topic which gives you scope to explore much farther beyond the two statues of Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi in Bloomsbury.

In this post, I’d like to list possible avenues of research that you might find to be interesting additions to your projects. I have included resources that you can walk to in London, as well as online resources for those studying remotely.

Mahatma Gandhi Statue, Parliament Square, Westminster

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

India Office Records and Private Papers, The British Library

‘London Statues and the History of Empire’, English Heritage

‘India’, National Army Museum

Virtual Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India

National Gandhi Museum, Delhi

Virtual Tour, Eternal Gandhi Museum, Houston

Rabindranath Tagore, Victoria & Albert Museum

‘The Master’s Strokes: Art of Rabindranath Tagore’, National Gallery of Modern Art, India

Statue of Robert Clive, London (and the @removeclive Twitter account)

This is certainly not an exhaustive list, but an indication of the huge range of resources available to you. Most of my recommendations are online – perfect for corona times! I hope you find plenty of inspiration for your Indian Intellectuals project!