Sep. 28, 2011
Enseng Ho, Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History, Duke University
“Death and Burial on the Indian Ocean Rim”
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Oct. 12, 2011
Partha Chatterjee, Professor, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and
African Studies, Columbia University
“Early Modern Absolutism in 18th Century India.”
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Oct. 26, 2011
Seema Alavi, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi
“Mughal Decline and the emergence of new global connections in early modern
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Nov. 2, 2011
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Professor, School of History Philosophy Political Science
and International Relations, Victoria University, New Zealand
“Dalit-Muslim Relations in the History of Partition in Bengal, 1946-50.”
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Nov. 14, 2011
Sunil Amrith, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Birkbeck College, University of London
“Islam in the Bay of Bengal: Between Tamil and Malay Worlds”
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Nov. 15, 2011
Irfan Hussain, Journalist, Columnist and Author
“Fatal Faultlines: Pakistan, Islam and the West.”
3:20pm – 5:20 pm.

Dec. 7, 2011
Eric Tagliacozzo, Associate Professor, Columbia University
“Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Pilgrim Ships and Contagion from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea.”
5:30pm – 7:30 pm.