Serampore 200 – Bicentenary Celebrations

Date: 19th Oct 2018 - 20th Oct 2018

Serampore College, the oldest university in India to be in continuous operation, is celebrating its bicentenary, in association with the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture, the Centre for Baptist History and Heritage, and the Baptist Historical Society.

To mark the occasion, there will be a Gala Dinner – with special guests and speeches – on Saturday 20 October at Regent’s Park College, Oxford.

There will also be a two-day conference on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October, when a range of speakers will be reflecting upon the heritage of Serampore and considering the future of Mission.  Contributors will include:

  • Professor Brian Stanley (Edinburgh)
  • Dr Kang-San Tan (BMS World Mission)
  • Dr Vansanglura (Principal, Serampore College)
  • Revd Dr Dipankar Haldar (Serampore College)

Bookings are warmly invited for either/both parts of the celebrations: the Gala Dinner (£35pp) and the conference (one or two days, £20pp-£35pp).

Please email the organisers with dietary requirements for lunch and dinner, or for more information: Dr Nicholas Wood ( and Gill Crippen (

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