Global & Imperial History Research Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021 - 'Global Asia'

Global & Imperial History Research Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021 - 'Global Asia'

5 October 2021

The following seminars will be given at 4pm on Fridays at Balliol College with an in-person audience of graduate students and tutors. All interested are welcome via Zoom.
Please use the registration links below to receive joining details or email any queries to Please also contact this address if you would like to be added to a waiting list for in-person attendance at any/all of the seminars.
Convenors: Dr Faridah Zaman and Professor Faisal Devji

Dr Shruti Kapila,Cambridge
15 Oct: ‘Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age’

Professor Sujit Sivasundaram,Cambridge
22 Oct: ‘Colombo as Idea and Artefact'

Dr Ria Kapoor, Manchester
29 Oct: 'The 1972 Ugandan Asian Expulsion: Making a Transnational Diaspora fit a World of Nation-States'

Dr Su Lin Lewis, Bristol
5 Nov: ‘Intimate Solidarities: Mobility and Hospitality in the Women’s International Socialist Movement 1955-1970’

Dr Alexander Morrison, New College, Oxford
12 Nov: ‘Russian Turkestan and the First World War’

Professor John T. Sidel, London School of Economics
19 Nov: ‘From Bohemia to Balintawak, Baku to Bandung, Antananarivo and Guangzhou to Điện Biên Phủ: Cosmopolitan Circuitries of Revolution in Southeast Asia’

Professor Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford
26 Nov: ‘The Law of Force: The Violent Heart of Indian Politics’

Dr Guillemette Crouzet, Warwick
3 Dec: ‘Empire of the Sand? Persian Gulf “Piracy”, the French threat to India, and British imperial responses