Commentary | 01 April 2010

John Lang, our forgotten Indian envoy

In this article in The Spectator (Australia), Lowy Institute Program Director and India expert Rory Medcalf suggests that a voice from the past could help ease today’s media-fed tensions between India and Australia. John Lang, Australia’s first novelist, was a pioneer of the Indian press and campaigned for the rights of Indians against the East India Company.The Spectator (Australia), 31 March 2010Rory Medcalf

In this article in The Spectator (Australia), Lowy Institute Program Director and India expert Rory Medcalf suggests that a voice from the past could help ease today’s media-fed tensions between India and Australia. John Lang, Australia’s first novelist, was a pioneer of the Indian press and campaigned for the rights of Indians against the East India Company.The Spectator (Australia), 31 March 2010Rory Medcalf