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External Events

Recent external events the project team have participated in are listed here.

Global Perspectives on Colour Symposium

Friday 22 February 2013, Royal College of Art, London

Hanna Hodacs gave a paper "Eight Shades of Blue: Eighteenth Century Chinese Silk on the European Market" at the inter-disciplinary one day symposium, Global Perspectives on Colour. The symposium is organised by Liz Stanford and Josephine Rout, recent graduates from the RCA/V&A MA in History of Design, with Dr Christine Guth, Head of the Asian Design History and Material Culture specialism at the RCA/V&A, in conjunction with Professor Haruhiko Fujita, Professor of Aesthetics at Osaka University. Click for poster, program and speaker details.

Comparative Histories of Asia - Seminar Series - Insitute of Historical Research

29th November 2012

Maxine Berg and Hanna Hodacs gave a joint seminar entitled "Trading and Consuming: East India Companies and Europe".

'New Directions in Global History' - Oxford University

27 - 29 September 2012

Professor Maxine Berg was one of a host of speakers at the conference hosted by Oxford University's new Centre for Global History at St Anthony's College, Oxford. For more info on this click here.


AHRC Global Commodities Network - 'Producing Material Culture for Global Markets'

11 - 12 October 2012

The team participated in the fourth event of the AHRC network on Global Commodities at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, of which Warwick's Global History and Culture Centre is a part. Professor Maxine Berg presented a paper on her latest work entitled “Producing for Global Markets: Craftspeople of Gujarat and Kachchh in the 18th and 21st Century”.