Friday 2 September, 2016
Global Studies Resource Centre (Arts C175), School of Global Studies, Arts Road, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9SJ
A one day workshop arising out of the Leverhulme Trust funded ‘Snapshots of Empire’ project. Discussion will focus on: imperial administration and governance; infrastructures of communication and connection across empire/s; relationships between bureaucracies in London and colonial relations in different sites of the British empire; changing and integrating imperial historiographies; working across different scales in colonial studies; governing mobility across empire/s; legacies of imperial forms of government.
10.00 Registration, tea and coffee
10.30 Welcome and Introduction: Alan Lester (Sussex)
11.00 The East India Company and the India Office: Pete Mitchell (Sussex)
11.30 The Colonial Office: Kate Boehme (Sussex)
1.00 Respondents: Clare Anderson, Dan Clayton (TBC), John Darwin, and Catherine Hall
2.00 Plenary discussion
3.00 Tea and coffee, informal networking
The presentations will be put up on the project website.
To Register: Postgraduates may attend free of charge but waged participants will be charged £20.
Postgraduates and unwaged: Please email Evelyn Dodds at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Faculty and waged: Please register and pay at http://bit.ly/25MLjSR.
Registration will close on 19 August and numbers will be capped to 30 participants.