IOWC PhD Candidate Michael Ferguson has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Post-Doctoral Fellowship. In late 2014, he will be begin a project entitled, "Rural Turkish citizens of African Descent outside Izmir: Past and Present," supervised by Benjamin Fortna at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.


23 April 2014
"Between 'Île Deserte' and 'Île de France': Contesting Jurisdiction in Mauritius, 1680 to 1780" - Presented by Laurie Wood

25 April 2014
Seventh Annual IOWC Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference on Africa

22-24 August 2014
MCRI Conference, "Zheng He’s Maritime Voyages (1405-1433) and China’s Relations with the Indian Ocean World from Antiquity"

23-24 October 2014
IOWC Conference, "Trade in Animals and Animal Products in the Indian Ocean World from early times to c.1900"

22-24 April 2015
IOWC Conference, "Currencies of Commerce in the Greater Indian Ocean World"

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