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Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema, SOAS, Univ London. Views are mine esp on Bollywood, Sanskrit poetry and elephants. Baker by appt to @HurstPublishers.

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Joined Twitter 11/30/11


'Bombay Before Mumbai’ launches @SOAS_SAI on Monday ‘A feast of writing on the history of Bombay, in honour of the… https://t.co/RCqUpD8VYP
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerWhat a welcome London gave to Team #Baahubali last night! I loved every minute of it. @ssrajamouli #Prabhashttps://t.co/kMFYg43fO5TheMIGHT , TheMAJESTY, TheMAHISHMATI!! #BaahubaliTheBeginningLive https://t.co/1K8hHdZXzm
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10/20
2019
@RachelMJDwyer in conversation with @ssrajamouli, #Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, @RanaDaggubati and composer M. M. Keera… https://t.co/XUTZHvZFIX
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerGetting ready for the 7pm start #Baahubali ⁦@RoyalAlbertHall⁩ https://t.co/l0iEDDSTPrThe Pull of the Provincial: Has the metro become less glamorous for Indian cinema?, asks @RachelMJDwyer,… https://t.co/GV4h1gSJZR
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10/19
2019
"You can make yourself more intelligent. One way is to study people with beautiful minds. Here are some of their ha… https://t.co/FSp3QesBT2
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerSee the interviews with the #Baahubali team. https://t.co/3tPoWl3Mxj https://t.co/EWlzh0TG30https://t.co/u0LsQg3osh @northumbriana
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10/18
2019
@northumbriana Hampstead Heath @northumbriana British India had towns named after military/government men so Dalhousie, Lyallpur, and Abbottabad,… https://t.co/x721Ej7lr0 @tunkuv Or an elephant. https://t.co/fCbDjWRYJ0 @IndoIslamicPage I was there when this was shot...https://t.co/awLiZtAT2JGulzar presents Haldhar Nag. Dr. Haldhar Nag is a Sambalpuri poet and writer from Odisha, India. Popularly known… https://t.co/yrH0Q6dB0vThrilled that https://t.co/eZQISlcNVO have just bought 100 copies of @northumbriana's book. Howway the lads! @HurstPublishersAttention all Borderers! I’m at the @BerwickLitFest this Saturday at 10am talking about my book (… https://t.co/lJnR5x0oIa
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerJoin the World premiere of #Baahubali at the @RoyalAlbertHall on the 19th! Live rendition of the epic score in sync… https://t.co/ohAhVohVRc
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10/17
2019
is this still the greatest cultural contribution to 2019 https://t.co/f4LGwFCr5h
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerDelighted to see that @northumbriana's wonderful book on the north-east of England is deservedly (& literally) in t… https://t.co/2C1wdd4XpI
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerDay 1 @Book_Fair and we’re ready to go. Come and find us in Hall 6 at stand A.125. #HurstAtFrankfurt #Hurst50 #FBF19 https://t.co/zlg2ouUaic
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerOn #WorldFoodDay why not cook with neglected 'ugly' ingredients that are tasty, sustainable & cheap. 'Ugly Food' i… https://t.co/NZdixCkTSt
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @northumbriana I know how cramped for space the books pages of national newspapers are these days, but Dan's book r… https://t.co/P4ePZwVN8C
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerPerhaps what is most revealing in recording even the most ordinary recollections of those who lived through extraor… https://t.co/ZROIdKUTwX
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10/16
2019
In London next week? Don’t miss this event about a brand new book on another great city: Bombay before Mumbai!… https://t.co/7yTRdxA7ZA
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @AmyKazmin @nilanjanaroy What you really need are Trader Joe's peanut butter pretzels. @MikeDwyerMike doesn’t like 🥦 https://t.co/6dFo9KHj4P
10/15
2019
@MikeDwyerMike I like your choice of a picture of Edinburgh for a story about English Civil War.Oh COME ON @EconomicTimes! https://t.co/AYPYQgEmrL
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerNow I know. https://t.co/efOcvXDe2NWorld Premiere of Baahubali Live @RoyalAlbertHall SAT 19 Oct. Pre-show Q&A! Post-show DJ set! Hurry tkts selling o… https://t.co/9mSIRbWftI
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer"If I was to characterise the North East as friendly, sociable, obsessed with hard work, football, drinking, but al… https://t.co/SB4YA5rlDf
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerBBC News The Northumbrians book meets critical and popular acclaim https://t.co/i8M3m9CWiD
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerGoshawk. Mughal, 18th Century. Christie's. https://t.co/RauD8iQhFk
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @northumbriana And Greys from Doddington/Wooler...
10/14
2019
Chased by villagers, around 32 elephants ran into Nuxalbari T.E. Our security was ready & safe passage ensured. The… https://t.co/ZDYwDIVzHc
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerThis from ⁦@petercrouch⁩ is not only the funniest thing I have ever read in ⁦@TimesMagazine⁩ but so writerly in its… https://t.co/cJ4VCkbF1b
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerWell done @northumbriana - very timely - and a great subject https://t.co/16lz9OBKjb
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @MikeDwyerMike @northumbriana https://t.co/imIivZsviQ @MikeDwyerMike @northumbriana Here's yer Oyster, pet.https://t.co/3Wz2pR67Sp
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10/13
2019
I'm Mike, from north London. Dan (@northumbriana) from North Shields made me wear this shirt. I must keep it on t… https://t.co/TuwHxCmO5C
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10/12
2019
Review of Olivier Roy's 'Is Europe Christian' in @TheTLS: 'provocative and sprightly,' a 'vital brainstorming essay… https://t.co/ENhuWpO5eu
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerBombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos Discussants: Rachel Dwyer with Jim Masselos, Arjun Appadura… https://t.co/IT6N3GLJ17
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerJust arrived, bursting with fascinating essays... https://t.co/3fpGWoJ6Fg
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer800 Year Old Sculpture of Elephant Worshipping Lord Shiva In Quanzhou, China https://t.co/5G1sjSppi2
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer1950s :: Churchgate Station, Bombay https://t.co/ODQffkAWvQ
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @holland_tom @19Averil Nice to see you reviewed alongside a @HurstPublishers book. (BTW, Olivier is a Protestant.)Animal heads in 16th century Safavid book decoration (IO Islamic 843 and Add.23702 binding) #BLPerMss #SafavidArthttps://t.co/7c7Mms7M8i
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @RachelMJDwyer Very eagerly looking for this. Flying from San Francisco to London to attend this event and to see o… https://t.co/LxLSzweZKg
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10/11
2019
‘If I had to recommend a book to someone moving to the NE for the first time to help them orientate themselves in a… https://t.co/dKdmdLEram
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerPreparing to meet #Prabhas #anushka #ranadaggubati #mmkeeravani and #SSRajamouli soon (though sorry to miss… https://t.co/U344UVIjwldelighted to see that Edward Robson's Tyne-built paddle tug 'Monarch' will feature on the new £20 note. It was buil… https://t.co/DO7pRnVP8Q
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @BhopalHouse I am so looking forward to seeing you go to a festival. https://t.co/WBc0fuizfyVery Interesting story of *The Kalighat Hoard* (A Thread) Some time in 1783, a fisherman found a treasure hoard of… https://t.co/X2fsF6zcRN
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerRoscoe Arbuckle delivers a letter in The Hayseed (1919) https://t.co/tT1y5HdK8q
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerGood morning! https://t.co/DnvCekyvSO
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerLooking forward to talking to him Oct 19th @RoyalAlbertHall https://t.co/FtW3UT6gywFaisal #Devji discusses #Brexit divisions in our new blog post: 'Reflections on the Prospects of a New #Englishhttps://t.co/UlQjeNMxyY
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10/10
2019
Thrilled to announce our new catalogue featuring Congresswoman @IlhanMN’s memoir, @MacaesBruno on the birth of a ne… https://t.co/5SjxVLV2cF
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerElephants marching! The famed #JambooSavari during the #MysuruDasara festivities. #Dasara2019 #Dasara https://t.co/6gwBBJAuia
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerSpring-Summer 2020 https://t.co/32h5TjKZTP via @issuu
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10/9
2019
Mysuru Dasara: Thousands witnessing the world famous ‘Jamboo Savari’ in Mysuru to have a darshan of Goddess Chamund… https://t.co/44t5Bllu6j
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer#BIGNEWS: Elephant Arjuna all decked up for the great #JambooSavari in #Mysuru. https://t.co/JNCBLoGM1c
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer#Dusshera2019: Elephants To Participate In ‘#JambooSavari’ Take Blessings At #Dargah In #Mysuruhttps://t.co/Dl9KHwhhcJ
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10/8
2019
Charles Dickens’ Bleak House: not very topical at all. https://t.co/K63a1tjq57
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerUK's most trusted professions. 1. Nurses: 96% 2. Doctors: 92% 3. Teachers: 89% 4. Engineers: 87% 5. Professors: 86… https://t.co/I85OoB9Yar
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerMark my words, moonface magee will be coming for you!!! #LifeInTheSnow #greatgreyowl https://t.co/MfDpKc7zKw
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerHugely enjoying @northumbriana's new book "The Northumbrians", especially the chapter on Northumbrian enlightenment… https://t.co/84N1SAzxss
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerOfficials try to retrieve the bodies of six elephants that fell to their deaths trying to save each other from a wa… https://t.co/7qEMksMaR1
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @bombaywallah @priyaatwal @HurstPublishers @thesinghtwins @MikeDwyerMike Illustration by Singh twins. I don't know the designer.
10/7
2019
Huge congratulations to @northumbriana (aka Dan Jackson) on his brilliant new book The Northumbrians, a fascinating… https://t.co/nQwOdiNmOS
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerThis is currently my favourite person on the Internet 😂 how does he keep a straight face https://t.co/a6ee7woGX4
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10/6
2019
‘A wonderful book: full of amazing detail, wise, humane & balanced. Often hilarious, often upsetting; in love with… https://t.co/rDvJxq5P5o
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10/5
2019
Beyond thrilled to share that my book, ‘Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire’ will be out next y… https://t.co/tnCrtWUVkt
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerI second that. As British publishing becomes increasingly insular and fearful, @MikeDwyerMike at @HurstPublishers i… https://t.co/iQQnCf0q2Y
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @DJLdistraction A publisher I know (😉) says the editor/publisher should not circulate such defamatory material.Two new stamps mark 50 years of #Thin #Lizzy https://t.co/J8gw6p7u7w
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerThe new @HurstPublishers catalogue is now online, featuring books by @IlhanMN @iyad_elbaghdadi @nktpnd @DanKaszetahttps://t.co/B4GDgWHFxV
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerAstonishing photograph. Peter Sissons, John Lennon, Jimmy Tarbuck, Brian Labone and Ivan Vaughan in the same snap.… https://t.co/7QyHqORMC7
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer'I slowly, gently draw the spirit from the cask Seeking to sup from its bleeding hole Till I'm filled with two soul… https://t.co/zSWlJVWBSs
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10/4
2019
Three of our authors will be at @CheltLitFest this year: @KarolineCQKan, @MadawiDr and @kapskom. Find out more abou… https://t.co/9me5MYRmBH
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @HMRCcustomers No reply. Of course. @HMRCcustomers Round and round trying to recover user id and password. Chats not working. Do I have to use post?I finished The Northumbrians yesterday. I think it's the best book on a region of Britain I've ever read. Full of w… https://t.co/uyZwD33gkm
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerAmbiguous headline. #pantsonfire Everybody needs good neighbours . . . Jason Donovan helps put out fire in his un… https://t.co/USDSJX2tfSI finish @northumbriana’s The Northumbrians: North East England & Its People, which is a wonderful book: full of am… https://t.co/29weTOR9vq
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10/3
2019
Nice piece in this morning's Journal about @northumbriana's book The Northumbrians https://t.co/atgllWPzhZ
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerCanny neet oot. https://t.co/jq8boRmvy3Piyush Roy ‘An Indian way of filmmaking’. Today @SOAS_SAI https://t.co/07hC5cuidR
10/2
2019
Satyanash https://t.co/WRQcPXYiMpDon't forget to order your book on China with today's 30% discount - see thread below for some of the titles availa… https://t.co/bYKOV4kh6l
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10/1
2019
From Cheryl to @MikeDwyerMike - how and why @northumbriana came to write his terrific book about the North East. https://t.co/m2vwDqBRQE
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerCat coming to terms with its existence https://t.co/O0WeZYDGHV
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerLooking for some good podcasts for #InternationalPodcastDay? Here are some of our favourites from 2019 (thread) 1.… https://t.co/wTFv5Je0gp
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerIn company with literary women... (via questionableadvice) https://t.co/yTTlxbOBHX
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerMaking a case for living and working with elephants (@rachelmjdwyer) https://t.co/f5de4RkvJx
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerTeaching starts this week. https://t.co/guUU9aX0JA @tomdraper1 @northumbriana I don't think @MikeDwyerMike saw the Cheryl episode. I saw @holland_tom tweeting Dan an… https://t.co/nLLuWtjRpL @holland_tom https://t.co/FhYb3F9Ew9Dan Jackson on his new book - The Northumbrians @northumbriana https://t.co/ONehOFXBd9
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9/30
2019

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