Indian Ocean in Global Perspective: Mobility, Exchange, and Transformations in the Indian Ocean World

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Bioethics Research Library, Healy Hall 102 Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC

The Oberoi Distinguished Roundtable, sponsored by a generous gift from the Oberoi Family Foundation, convenes eminent scholars whose works have engaged with the networks of exchange in the overland and maritime regions known collectively as the Silk Roads. The panelists will pre-circulate papers and discuss their unique research goals and analytical approaches to the historical movement of people, commodities, ideas, and capital across the Indian Ocean, and explain how these exchanges may inform our contemporary understandings of world history and emerging globalization. 
Roundtable Scholars:

Gaurav Desai, Professor of English, Tulane University 
Nile Green, Professor of History, UCLA 
Anand Yang, Professor and Chair, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington 
Moderated by Paula Newberg, Clinical Professor and Fellow of the Charles Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies, UT Austin 

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