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When The Snow Melts Exhibition Launch

New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 6BE
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Saturday 12 October 2019 | 2pm - 5pm
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Join us as we celebrate the launch of this exhibition as part of the Muslim Memory Project, charting the stories of Nottingham's Muslim communities involved in the Second World War. Nearly four million Indians were volunteers in the British Army during the two World Wars, yet their contribution is often ignored or forgotten in the UK.

This exhibition draws from the personal histories of local Muslim families, using archival material to pose questions about the process of war memorialisation, empire and its interconnections.

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When The Snow Melts: The World Wars, Empire And Muslim SoldiersWhen The Snow Melts is part of Himmah's Heritage Lottery Funded, Muslim Memory Project. This charts the stories of Nottingham's Muslim communities involved in the Second World War and will lead to the production of a substantial publication in 2020.
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