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Queen's University

Department of History

Oceanic History Symposium

Department of History, Queen's University
March 11, 2011, 12:30-4:30 pm. Watson 517

Keynote: "Race, Slavery and French Law in the Indian Ocean."

Professor Susan Peabody, Edward R. Meyer Professor of the College of Liberal Arts, Washington State University
12:30-1:30 to be followed by discussions and light refreshment.

Roundtable Discussion on Oceanic History

2:15-4:30 pm.

Chair - Andrew Jainchill, Queen's University

Nancy Van Deusen: "Liminal Waters: The Pacific, 1513-1565."

Emily Hill – "What's within a rim?:  Does the largest ocean unite or divide?"

Amitava Chowdhury – "India in the Atlantic: the conceptual limits of Atlantic history."

Adnan Husain – "The Muslim Question: Towards a History of an Islamicate Mediterranean"

All welcome.

[This event is sponsored by the Nugent Bequest]

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000