Conference: South-South II: Materiality and Embodiment in Greater Asia and Africa (October 27-28, 2017, Columbia University, New York)

Keynote Speakers: Projit Mukharji (Associate Professor of History & Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania) and Nina Sylvanus (Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northeastern University) The incorporation of non-humans as active participants in knowledge production has prepared the way for interrogations of the nature of “objects,” “bodies,” and their relationship to one another throughout history. Transregional studies of objects and…

“South-South: Intellectual History across Middle East and South Asia, 1857- 1948” (Workshop, Columbia University, October 20-21, 2016)

For those readers interested in either transnational history, the history of the Middle East and South Asia, or Islamic history, two graduate students at Columbia University and Rice University, Roy Bar-Sadeh and Esmat Elhalaby, have organized what looks to be a terrific workshop taking place at the former institution this October. According to a recent…