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Interview conducted 2/25/05 at the Baptist Church, W. Springfield by Gwynne Langley and Toryn Miller-Stevens. Present were Lois Pinton, Toryn Miller-Stevens and Gwynne Langley.

Anne Phipps describes her ongoing transition from a belief simply in outward things--such as the beauty to be found in nature, art, dance and literature--to a belief in her inner soul.

Interviewed in Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Kris Manjapra

Dr. Tim Harper, Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Lecture entitled "Singapore 1915 and the Birth of the Asian Underground"

Interviewed in Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Kris Manjapra

Now could you tell -- tell us a bit about your childhood and the milieu of your childhood. What strikes you as you recall it?
Well first of all this area of Calcutta was then on the outskirts of Calcutta, right, so it was like I was born in what used to be the garden house of my mother's father and it was during the evacuation of Calcutta for fear of Japanese bombing, but my mother decided that she would remain. She wouldn't go anywhere, so my grandmother also remained and so that's why I was born in Calcutta. For some obscure reason I am happy quite about it, and the thing is I am not a nationalist but I love cities and I consider myself both a New Yorker and a Calcuttan.

Interviewed in Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America by Kris Manjapra

Walter Wilcox describes his belief that the world has steadily gotten better during his lifetime, and his belief that individuals must create order out of the personal chaos in which they find themselves, with truth and freedom as necessary components of this task.

Nile Green lecture entitled "An Economy of Enchantment: Markets for Islam in an Industrializing Ocean."

Eric Tagliacozzo lecture entitled Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Pilgrim Ships and Contagion from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea