Current Lectures and Conferences
NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, all events are located at Tufts'
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
(Room number specified, for each event).
September 20, 2016
Professor Kris Manjapra
Associate Professor of History and Interim Director,
Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, Tufts University
Title: "Troubling the Waters: Plantations and Industrial Agriculture across the Indian Ocean and Caribbean Sea, 1838-1948"
Location: Cabot 702
October 3, 2016
PhD candidate and Gates Scholar at the Education Faculty of Cambridge University
"Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948-75"
Location: CHAT (48 Professors Row)
October 5, 2016
Professor Ijlal Naqvi
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Singapore Management University
"Pathologies of Development Practice"
Location: Crowe Room, Goddard 310 (160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA)
October 11, 2016
Annual Asian Studies Lecture
Professor Tulasi Srinivas
Associate Professor, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College
"The Cow in the Elevator and Other Stories of Wonder in South Asia"
Location: Lincoln Filene Hall, Rabb Room (10 Upper Campus Road)
October 25, 2016
Professor Wilson Jacob
Associate Professor, Department of History, Concordia University
"How Much and How Little a Nineteenth-Century Muslim Can Tell Us about Global Indian Ocean History: Narrative and Form in the Life of Sayyid Fadl b. 'Alawi"
Location: CABOT 205