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Empire in Southeast Asia

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) presents "Empire in Southeast Asia" with James Scott, Yale University, Political Science and discussant John Coatsworth, Columbia University, History from the series "After the Postcolonial Turn: Global Perspectives."

On the premise that post-colonialism (the theory and scholarly practice) and post-coloniality (the historical condition) have both reached a new stage, this series of informal workshop-discussions will compare the specificities of colonial histories across the globe in order to identify commonalities and differences toward the goal of a new conceptualization of those all-too-well-worn words: colonialism and empire.

No registration required.