In the Bay of Bengal: Modelling Empire, Globe and Self – gloknos Annual Lecture Series

23 January 2019, 17:00 - 19:00

Room SG1 & SG2, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

gloknos is delighted to welcome Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (University of Cambridge) to present In the Bay of Bengal: Modelling Empire, Globe and Self as part of our annual lecture series, in conjunction with the Centre of South Asian Studies' seminar series. 

Dr Sujit Sivasundaram is a historian working primarily on the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries in the Indian and Pacific oceans, with a special emphasis on South and Southeast Asia and Polynesia. More details about this lecture will be made available in due course. 

Attendance is free but spaces are limited, so please email to reserve your seat. Please be aware that we will take an audio recording of this event, which may include any questions and responses delivered by the audience. 

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gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.


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