For the premiere of ArchitectureTalk Season 2, ArchitectureTalk will be discussing the contours, ambitions and politics of World History, especially in terms of material culture, with University of Washington historian Anand Yang. While focussed on Anand's work on Indian Ocean trade and convict ship convoys that plied there during the colonial period. Our discussion covers connected topics such as subaltern studies, nationalism, the regional vs the global, convict labour and civil society, the Protestant work ethic and Big history.
Hosted by Vikram Prakash, Professor of Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
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