Fall 2015 Speaker Series

Indian Ocean World Centre


Fall 2015 Speaker Series, Thursdays, 5:45-7:30pm


116 Peterson Hall, McGill University, 3460 McTavish Street
Montréal, Québec, H3A 0E6

Each talk is followed by a reception

Sept. 10 Presentation by Dr. Subho Basu:

Asia through Asian Eyes: Indian Travelers in Burma and China

Sept. 17 Presentation by Mr. Munib Khanyari:

Nicobar Island Project: Conserving the Island Endemics

Oct. 1 Presentation by Zahra Sabri:

Arabs, Indians, South Asians: Muhajir identity in Pakistan between the discourse of ethnicity and Islamic cosmopolitanism

Oct. 8 Presentation by Omri Bassewitch Frenkel:

Bernardino Del Castillo and the first botanical garden of New Spain

Oct. 15 Presentation by Dr. Steven Serels:

Early Colonial Rule: Rethinking the Start of European Colonialism in Red Sea Africa

Oct. 22 Presentation by Dr. Frank Muttenzer:

Assigning Blame for Resource Depletion: Virtualism, Sanctity and the Disappearing Indian Ocean Octopus

Oct. 29 Presentation by Peter Hynd:

Environment and Abkari

Nov. 5 Presentation by Dr. Sarah Moser:

Perpetuating colonial values and ideology in Putrajaya, Malaysia's master planned new capital city

Nov. 12 Presentation by Dr. Mritiunjoy Mohanty:

Reform, globalisation and growth of the Indian economy: a political economy view

Nov. 19 Presentation by Caroline Seagle:

Manufacturing utopia: Mining, commensurability and conservation politics in the Indian Ocean region

Nov. 26 Presentation by Erin Bell:

"Standing alone": Kenyan Girls, Mission Stations, and Female Genital Cutting in Colonial Kenya