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Besides Empire and Nation: Other Geographies, Other Times

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  • UserDr. Tim Harper and Dr. Dilip Menon (Magdalene College, Cambridge), Margaret Frenz (Oxford), Su Lin Lewis (Cambridge), Deborah Sutton (Lancaster), Emma Reisz (Queens University Belfast), Sebastian Prange (SOAS)
  • ClockSaturday 21 April 2007, 10:00-17:00
  • HouseThe Parlour, Magdalene College.

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Magdalene College is hosting a one-day workshop exploring mobility and migration, as well as concepts such as transnationalism, globalism, and cosmopolitanism that seek to break out of conventional political and territorial structures of colonialism and nationalism. Younger scholars will present papers with Dr. Tim Harper, Dr. Dilip Menon, Professor Chris Bayly, and Dr. Shruti Kapila as discussants. Lunch will be provided for speakers and discussants.

Programme

Introductory Session (10:15-11:30): Tim Harper, Dilip Menon, Chris Bayly

Session 2 (11:45-13:00): Margaret Frenz (Oxford) “Swaraj for Kenya, 1949-1965”; Su Lin Lewis (Cambridge) “Cosmopolitanism in Interwar Southeast Asia”

Lunch (13:00-14:15)

Session 3 (14:15-16:00): Deborah Sutton (Lancaster) “Indian Sovereignty and the Indian Subject: Partition and politics beyond the nation”; Emma Reisz (Queen’s University Belfast) ; Sebastian Prange (SOAS) “Piracy as challenge to state and empire”

Tea (16:00-16:15)

Concluding discussion (16:15-17:00)

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