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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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Rachel Dwyer was trying to introduce team Baahubali members solely but, audience mostly had 1 name on their lips; t… https://t.co/6y41ZZHMA5
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1/18
2020
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Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @ParveenKaswan Is ‘rogue’ elephant still used?Keep #mysore beautiful. https://t.co/fuSrzbyo0p'Tropical Dream Palaces' is Odile Goerg's highly original investigation of who went to the movies in colonial Afric… https://t.co/YtWGSoh2Yr
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1/17
2020
An urgent meeting was called up. Seems matter is serious. https://t.co/NEMQGETPB5
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerTerrifying chase down y’day by angry Karnataka elephant, rips off truck bonnet with tusks ⁦@jrendell⁩ ⁦@tunkuv⁩ https://t.co/TkffCMvGZw
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1/16
2020
@DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @IndiaArtHistory 'Capture of a Wild Elephant' c1775-80 #Pahari painting from #Guler or… https://t.co/OD3QWzgy9D
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1/15
2020
Be the man texting and eating chips. https://t.co/jPUgQJ9cxt
1/13
2020
“A Caliban of a tree, grizzled, distorted old goblin with the girth of a giant, the hide of a rhinoceros, twiggy fi… https://t.co/ywNlFCiEvX
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1/12
2020
Tfw your Piccadilly line service is haunted by a Victorian shoe shine boy https://t.co/I4byLl8Fyi
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerGopi, one of the #Mysore Dasara 🐘 later showed his skills in kraal building. 🤩😍 https://t.co/XfL8uyx4cbLovely essay on ‘Bombay before Mumbai’ by ⁦@supriyan⁩ ⁦@PenguinIndia⁩ ⁦@HurstPublishers⁩ https://t.co/TUXvoIgfKwMaybe the greatest airport reunion ever https://t.co/0PIfiwNrzm
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1/10
2020
'Dhadakne lagta hai' - "The Rebel Club" https://t.co/4a5hR13uiU https://t.co/dI9Duud4IB'Dil Tera Deewana' was one such film that saw Mehmood give a stellar performance. He is irrepressible in some situa… https://t.co/KoCqYnEZfF
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerAnd I should have tagged @MikeDwyerMike with a big thank you! @HurstPublishers https://t.co/clfvzblDak
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1/9
2020
Book release ceremony “BOMBAY BEFORE MUMBAI - Essay in Honour of Jim Masselos” Edited by Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri… https://t.co/UpEvqHlVLE
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer.@MikeDwyerMike's publishing firm, @HurstPublishers, publishes books that lay focus on the politics, culture and hi… https://t.co/BZ50wdiKRI
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerSorry to miss last night’s launch of ‘Bombay before Mumbai’ @CSMVSmumbai @PenguinIndia @TariniUppal @bombaywallahhttps://t.co/oeukK8avIVMight be the best video ever.. 😆 https://t.co/v1bxPzS08v
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerFor the mob that attacked #JNU, Bob Marley was too left-leaning, #Ambedkar simply unacceptable, but owning… https://t.co/5EtNRxSgi5
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1/8
2020
“Could you do me a favour and put all that in an email?” - Translation: I haven’t been listening and I want to escape
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerMasselos is one of the first contemporary historians to write on the history of protests in Mumbai and several othe… https://t.co/Dc3lc7DqQX
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1/7
2020
@DJLdistraction Mind it, rascal!
1/6
2020
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Retweeted by Rachel DwyerJim Masselos spoke of the importance of the multiple public spaces that make cosmopolitan #Mumbai and on the danger… https://t.co/H2Jn9FHQR5
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1/3
2020
Launch at @KitabKhanaBooks of ‘#Bombay before #Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos’ @KapadiaAparnahttps://t.co/k910mk6OHm
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer.@rachelmjdwyer, Oscar Pujol and Madhura Godbole in conversation with @MakrandParanspe, discuss the grandeur, pract… https://t.co/uR8CftkEgD
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerJim Masselos's Bombay- where Merewether Road had become Mereweather Road and not Merryweather Road as yet. Image co… https://t.co/FyPDKtehWA
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer“It took time to become familiar with the particularity that was this proud former colonial city.” #JimMasseloshttps://t.co/3614HnMnIm
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1/2
2020
Tomorrow @KitabKhanaBooks a chance to hear Jim Masselos, the editors of this exciting volume and other Bombay/Mumba… https://t.co/UbJbgXNPFe
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1/1
2019
Remembering legendary superstar of Indian Cinema, beloved "Kaka" #RajeshKhanna on birth anniversary 🌹 With legends… https://t.co/JcAuKk7WO3
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12/29
2019
We have two #entrylevel positions available! ✨ Editorial Assistant, deadline 29 Jan: https://t.co/hb9rP1bhj6 ✨ Sa… https://t.co/bvG2nyfSS9
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12/28
2019
Nobody in Britain can believe how tired they are
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Retweeted by Rachel DwyerThe murder by terrorists of 12 Christian hostages in Nigeria has been much ignored over Christmas. With deep sorrow… https://t.co/ji6haej9xW
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerWearing a beret in London: Nobody cares Wearing a beret in Sunderland: Somebody yelled out of a car 'bonjour!'
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12/27
2019
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12/26
2019
The decade in Bollywood: The movies that dared to dream differently https://t.co/Yb4yxO3r8l A deeply subjective se… https://t.co/5vWxojMn1f
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerMerry Christmas. Have a whale of a time! https://t.co/tBnblKuZCr#CalcuttaChristmas King George V & Queen Mary spent their 1911 #Christmas in #Calcutta. They had a bizarre demand t… https://t.co/hQGZ7hVJlK
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Retweeted by Rachel DwyerThe Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and Prince George came together to make Christmas puddings at… https://t.co/vZD7s46L4M
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerLes artistes en grève de l'Opéra de Paris interprètent gratuitement le Lac des Cygnes devant l'Opéra Garnier pour s… https://t.co/V9MwA60TcQ
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerSo whatever your Christmas looks like – full of joy or sadness, surrounded by people or alone – my prayer is that y… https://t.co/rqCvSPQ0X0
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12/25
2019
He crashed his bike 🚲 😂😂😂https://t.co/N0my8iC9at
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12/24
2019
Need the determination of #Prabhas to complete the Christmas preparations. https://t.co/wZPcFeuSStLooking forward to the launch @KitabKhanaBooks 2 Jan with Jim, Prashant, Manjiri, @tajmahalfoxtrot @bombaywallah an… https://t.co/FM4erPGbBNCurrently having this chat up to twenty times a day: “Ready for Christmas then?” “Yeah, just about. You?” “Few bit… https://t.co/htALJ3qxQp
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12/23
2019
@BhopalHouse @sianushka I thought when she dies as the Wicked Witch that was the end of her as Miss Gulch too?At a holiday party this evening and this dish was on the table, brought by a guest. Spaghettios aspic ring around v… https://t.co/cvHCi29q8X
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerPost tres dies Nativitas celebrabitur Domini et Nos cogitamus speciali modo de familiis quae in his diebus festis i… https://t.co/ERwVMFnrJ3
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer‘Gateshead is the Oxbridge of the UK Jewish community’ https://t.co/sCdMQrsXoO
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Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer“I know we’re saving these chocolates for Christmas, but shall we just have one?” “Oh go on then” Narrator: They ate every single chocolate
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12/22
2019
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12/21
2019
"I'm the Captain now" https://t.co/wm77Y1qoGp
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12/20
2019
A look back at 2019: Born to parents Anni and Oskar, Berlin's Tierpark Zoo presents baby New World porcupine https://t.co/A0h581UJHO
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Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer.@Ram_Guha, one of India’s foremost intellectuals, is detained by the police for holding a poster of Gandhi and spe… https://t.co/W83UDTiX7f
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12/19
2019
Cornwall North MP Scott Mann took the oath of allegiance in Cornish https://t.co/tx11ObrRGV
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerAn excerpt from “Domestic Hindustani” by Lt Col D.C. Phillott. In case you were wondering what a British officer in… https://t.co/Db19OPf9RP
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer @DalrympleWill I've rarely seen rear view of elephants in paintings. #elebumView of the Red Fort from Nigambodh Ghat Mughal Delhi, 1815 https://t.co/AQKZgBphdZ
Retweeted by Rachel Dwyer'#Elephant Fight on a Hillside, Mahouts astride the charging Beasts, some rushing forward with Firebrands, two plat… https://t.co/IcfFcKNXG7
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12/18
2019
Massacre of the Innocents c.1565-67 PIETER BRUEGEL THE ELDER (C. 1525-1569) https://t.co/nKLXDBm5zYAn owl can hear a rodent moving up to two feet below the surface of the snow.  Sadly every attack doesn't always go… https://t.co/7hdU9lMRqH
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12/17
2019
I was surprised and thrilled that #TheNorthumbrians got the endorsement of the great Jonathan Meades; and, from 12-… https://t.co/jB692OVXvb
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12/15
2019
How the Maharaja of Mysore ended up fulfilling the last wish of composer Richard Strauss https://t.co/XgI6vyvAXK https://t.co/ik6BWvdGtH
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerRecent study shows that Bornean "pygmy" elephant not much smaller than your average mainland variety. So call them… https://t.co/1209DtzmRm
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12/14
2019
The #HurstHolidayQuiz begins in ONE HOUR. Every 15 minutes from 1pm GMT we'll be posting a question for each of th… https://t.co/rn5fiW8SD3
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerDespite public outrage following a @PETA investigation of the cruel Chitwan Elephant Festival in Nepal, the event i… https://t.co/M0QkT3jXxd
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12/13
2019
@resurrecti0nman @j_amesmarriott @keelrowbookshop https://t.co/PTC9GFIk5DSSAI has two Bishwa Bangla scholarships available for an MA degree in South Asian studies. Deadline: 09 January (S… https://t.co/tTBD6BdD3i
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Retweeted by Rachel DwyerDILIP KUMAR turns 97 ! he debuted in ‘Jwar Bhata’ (1944) & featured in 60+ films. birthday wishes to the greatest… https://t.co/1hWpfTrBnC
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerAt about 16.55 hrs in the evening yesterday, #AlertCrew Sri A.K.Sharma & Mukesh Kr of Dn Desy Dolo saw that Two… https://t.co/kaYRnK6HZD
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12/11
2019
*NEW JOB ALERT* Could this be your new desk? We are looking for a new Sales and Marketing Assistant to join us i… https://t.co/nfx93BxIur
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerNot only that, but the lads from @vizcomic - a magnificent organ whose cultural influence I discuss in the book - w… https://t.co/llw0uEw8SG
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerFabulous opportunity to join the Asian and African Collections Department of @britishlibrary @BLAsia_Africa as Cura… https://t.co/LjHrpp39lw
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12/10
2019
Here's your chance to study or gain wider experience and exposure in Arts and Heritage Conservation with Charles Wa… https://t.co/ReWD3GVC8w
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12/9
2019
Level crossing or the train line won’t stop this elephant to migrate. They remember their routes very well, passed… https://t.co/4XQgWXImEA
Retweeted by Rachel DwyerFor those struggling to get their hands on a copy fear not! @HurstPublishers have had loads more printed and they’l… https://t.co/7Tc38ne5k2
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12/8
2019
We would have loved to have heard the talk. I hope there's a link. #thenorthumbrians @HurstPublishers https://t.co/zHUIyBXXVFFavourite book of 2019? @holland_tom chooses The Northumbrians by @northumbriana @HurstPublishers at… https://t.co/F2u8YtcZWL
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12/7
2019
‘Tiger’ dog scares cheeky monkeys off farm https://t.co/sNOOy40tM6
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12/5
2019

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