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'Connected Histories' PG Conference

Tuesday 1st July 2008

Ramphal 1.15

***ALL WELCOME***

 

1000-1100

Keynote Speaker
Sanjay Seth (Politics, Goldsmiths)
Modernity and the limits of modern knowledge

Discussant: Clare Anderson (Sociology, Warwick)

1100-1130

Tea / coffee

1130-1245

Postgraduate Papers I

 

Daive Dunkley (History, Warwick)
Reading slave voices in the archives, part II: The manumissions in Jamaica from 1808 to 1830 (PDF Document)
Discussant: Cecily Jones (Sociology, Warwick)

 

Joydeep Sen (History, Warwick)
Co-constructiveness as an example of connectedness? Aspects of astronomy in nineteenth-century India (PDF Document)
Discussant: Sarah Hodges (History, Warwick)

1245 -1400

Lunch

1400-1500

Keynote Speaker
Meltem Ahiska (Sociology, Bogazici University, Istanbul)
Orientalism / Occidentalism: the impasse of modernity

Discussant: John Holmwood (Sociology, Birmingham)

1500-1700

Postgraduate Papers II

 

Rodrigo Cordero Vega (Sociology, Warwick)
Give me a break! Crisis theories and contemporary narratives of worldbuilding in sociology (PDF Document)
Discussant: Ipek Demir (Sociology, Leicester)

               

Søren Rud (History, Copenhagen)
The urban poor and the colonial connection (PDF Document)
Discussant: Miles Larmer (History, Sheffield Hallam)

                  

Ozan Zeybek (Geography, Open University)
Blind gaze: fantasies of provinciality (PDF Document)
Discussant: Gurminder K. Bhambra (Sociology, Warwick)

1700-1715

Tea / Coffee

1715-1800

Roundtable Discussion
Sanjay Seth, Meltem Ahiska, and Madhumita Mazumdar (BA /AHRC/ ESRC Visiting South Asia Fellow in Sociology) together with all participants above

 

 

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Articles

Sanjay Seth's 'Changing the Subject: Western Knowledge and the Question of Difference'  (PDF Document)

Meltem Ahiska's 'Occidentalism: The Historical Fantasy of the Modern'  (PDF Document)