Indian Ocean World Centre

IOWC Winter 2022 Speaker Series

Find out more about the Winter 2022 Speaker Series here!

Climate Experts Give Their Views on Climate Change in the Context of the COP26

Watch our compelling interdisciplinary discussion on climate change and the impacts of flooding. A panel of three climatologists, each based on a different continent, talk about their work in the context of the latest United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow (31 October-12 November 2021), with a special focus on the Indian Ocean world (from eastern Africa to China) – the macro-region most vulnerable to the impact of climate change, and the possible implications for Canada.

New Podcast Episode!

In this new episode, join Doctor Archisman Chaudhuri and Professor Jakobina Arch from Whitman College as they discuss research into coastal shipping of Tokugawa Japan (17th century -19th century), and accounts of shipwrecks’ survivors as insights on the religious world of sailors.

New Book Published!

Professor Gwyn Campbell’s new book, The Travels of Robert Lyall, 1789–1831: Scottish Surgeon, Naturalist and British Agent to the Court of Madagascar, has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan.