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PUBLIC LECTURE - The Indian Ocean Spice Trade and Global Histories of Connection

Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00 PM
The Indian Ocean Spice Trade
and Global Histories of Connection
 
a public lecture by

Eric Tagliacozzo, Ph.D.
Professor of History, Cornell University
 Friday, 15 September 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
at
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
1100 16th NW Washington, D.C. 20036
 
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
 
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Spices and other rare commodities from places like Oman, have been traded since time immemorial; these goods brought the world together in important ways. This lecture looks at some of that long history, which centers around the Indian Ocean, and which connected Europe and Asia writ-large in ever-widening orbits of exchange. A broad-angled view of this commerce teaches us how the globe became part of a common conversation over the course of the centuries.
 
 
Speaker's Biography
 
Eric Tagliacozzo is Professor of History at Cornell University. He is the author of two monographs on the history of commerce, movement, and exchange in the Indian Ocean world, particularly in Southeast Asia, as well as the director of both the Comparative Muslim Societies Program (CMS) and the Cornell Modern Indonesia Project (CMIP), both at Cornell.
Posted By: hguthorn - Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 at 12:00 AM





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