Across the High Seas: Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Indian Ocean Littoral
Conference/Symposium | May 4 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Hyunhee Park, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Chapurukha Kusimba, American University; Steven Sidebotham, University of Delaware; Eivind Heldaas Seland, University of Bergen; Ariane de Saxé, CNRS; Jun Kimura, Tokai University; James Lankton, UCL; Derek Heng, Northern Arizona University; Osmund Bopearachchi, Berkeley/CNRS; Jiang Bo, National Center of Underwater Cultural Heritage, Beijing
THIS IS A 2-DAY EVENT:
Friday May 4: 9:30-5pm
Saturday May 5: 9:30-12:30
With contributions by archaeologists and historians, the conference will focus on the spatial configurations specific to maritime trade, and the transformations of cultural and material artifacts that maritime exchanges have led to.