Preliminary Programme

Showing: Asia (all days)
Wed 12 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 13 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 14 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 15 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00

All days
Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
D-2 ASI01 Archival Matters (?) – Rethinking Methodologies in Indian Social History
B21
Network: Asia Chair: Maria Pomohaci
Organizers: Saeed Ahmad, Catharina Haensel Discussant: Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay
Moderators: -
Saeed Ahmad : Recovering Emigrant Pasts(?): Neighbourhood City-making in Contemporary Delhi
Catharina Haensel : The Shopfloor in the Archives – Wage Politics in Ahmedabad, 1947-58
Nokmedemla Lemtur : Labour(ers) in the Archives: Tracing High Altitude Labourers of Himalayan Mountaineering Expeditions in the Inter-war Period
Vishal Singh Deo : What’s in it for the Archive? Revisiting the Archival Method as an Interrogation of Empire, Property and the Rational of Laissez-faire



Wednesday 12 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
D-3 ASI04 History of Labour and Commodities in Asia
B21
Network: Asia Chair: Nandini Gooptu
Organizers: Nandini Gooptu, Sneha Krishnan Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Komal Chauhan : Mapping ‘Weapons of the Weak’ among Dalit Women Agricultural Labourers in Western Uttar Pradesh
Sagarika Naik : Imperial Power, Race and the Intimacy in Asian Port Cities
Nisha Poyyaprath Rayaroth : Class Battles: Tales from Indian Circus
Arun Thomas : Making Ganja ‘Modern’: Botanizing Cannabis in the British Madras Presidency, South India, the 1920s -1930s



Thursday 13 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
I-5 REL02 Religious Manoeuvrability in Mediaeval Chinese Society
B33
Networks: Asia , Middle Ages , Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Qingfeng Nie Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Chao Ling : Poetic Construction of Multiple Times in Li Shen’s “Twenty Poems on the New Tower”
Qingfeng Nie : Statesmen's Religious Dilemma in Late Tang
Yu Wen : The Perfidious Poems: Buddhism in Han Yu’s Poetry Writing
Bo Xie : The Ambivalence of Yin: the Conflicting Images of Women in Early Daoist Rituals



Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
P-6 ASI05/EMPb Exploiting the Empire of Others: Session – 2 Transnational Entrepreneurship and Exploitation in the Building of Empires in Eurasia, 1500-1918
E43
Network: Asia Chair: Catia Antunes
Organizers: Catia Antunes, Catia Antunes Discussant: Susana Münch Miranda
Moderators: -
Anne Gerritsen : Chinese Tea and Porcelain Merchants and the Trading Houses of Canton
Ghulam A. Nadri : Trans-Imperial Traders of the Western Indian Ocean: the Turkish Maritime Merchants of Surat and their Commercial World in the 18th Century
Noelle Richardson : The Participation and Exploitation of Autochthonous Dutch Firms and Entrepreneurs in the Opium Trade in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Asia
Miki Sugiura : Colonial Housewives and the Global Empire: Women’s Generational Property Formation in the Dutch Cape Colonies



Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
D-7 ASI03 Timely Histories of South Asia
B21
Network: Asia Chair: Nitin Sinha
Organizer: Nitin Sinha Discussant: Nitin Varma
Moderators: -
Sagnik Kar : Time at Home: Understanding Temporality in the Lives of the Bhadramahila in Late 19th-early 20th Century Bengal
Ritam Sengupta : Water and the Temporal Remaking of Peasant Production in Colonial North India, 1850s-1900s
Minerwa Tahir : Karachi Harbour: Reconfiguration of Spatial Linkages and Temporal Rhythms in the Nineteenth Century
Samuel Wright : Time and Imagination in Early Modern South Asia



Thursday 13 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
D-8 ASI02 Urban Gendered Violence in a South Asian City in a Comparative Perspective
B21
Networks: Asia , Women and Gender Chair: Sneha Krishnan
Organizer: Nandini Gooptu Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Nandini Gooptu : The Hyper-masculine Violent City, Class and Gender
Garima Jaju : To-be-Wife, Wife and 'Wife': Negotiating Violence and Social Hopes of Marital becoming in a 'Modernising' City
Taanya Kapoor : “Managing” Violence before it takes Place: Everyday Fear, “Justified Anger” and Confined Freedoms in Gurgaon’s Gated Complexes
Shannon Philip : Trapped in a Luxury Prison within a ‘Dangerous City’: Narratives of COVID-19, Gendered Violence, the Home and the City amongst Middle-class South African Women



Saturday 15 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
K-14 ELI13 Elites in Transition in Modern China
B44
Networks: Asia , Elites and Forerunners Chairs: -
Organizer: Christian Henriot Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Cécile Armand : The Birth of Global Elites in China: a Data-driven Study of American University Men in Shanghai (1850s-1950s)
Cameron Campbell : Who Ruled China in the 19th Century? Political and military elites in the late Qing
Christian Henriot, Cameron Campbell : Who Ruled China in 1944? Political, Scientific, and Military Elites in the Chinese State at War
James Lee : The Best and the Rest: Comparing Elite Scientific Chinese Academic Researchers with Elite Chinese University Students, 1920-2020


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