Friday, 29 March 2013

FIBIS conference in Birmingham

News of a conference being organised by FIBIS (

Join us at the first Families in British India Society (FIBIS) Conference
16-18 May 2014 at The Best Western Manor Hotel, Meriden, Warwickshire

Building on the success of our one-day open lecture meetings, FIBIS trustees are now preparing a three-day conference where FIBIS members and the general public can learn more about this fascinating period in their ancestors’ lives.

Over the weekend delegates can enjoy presentations on a wide range of subjects connected with the British in India, take part in open forum discussions and workshops and put questions to the experts.

What’s on at the FIBIS conference?
A friendly and social gathering in the heart of England

Enjoy specialist lectures on British India and Society. Visit the conference website for a list of speakers.

Ask our experts to help you solve your family history puzzles

Meet other family researchers, compare notes and display documents and photographs

Other activities include:
Gala dinner
Special interest groups
Workshops and 1:1 sessions on:
identifying research sources
making the best use of our website
contributing to FIBIwiki
social networking and social media

Visit for further details.

(With thanks to FIBIS on Google+)


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