Veranstaltungen des CeMIS


CeMIS Colloquium Winter Term 2019/20

Wednesdays 4.15pm – 5.45pm
CeMIS Board room, 2.112, 2nd floor
Waldweg 26, 37073 Göttingen (Map.)

Download the programme here.

30 October
Uditi Sen, University of Nottingham
Forging Citizens from Refugees: Rehabilitation, Nation-Building, and Postcolonial Governmentalities

06 November
Deepankar Basu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Majoritarian Politics and Hate Crimes Against Religious
Minorities in India, 2009-2018


13 November
Antia Mato Bouzas, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin
The Politics of Space and Belonging in the Kashmir
Borderland


27 November
Priyanka Srivastava, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The ILO and the Quest to Improve Working-Class Lives in
Interwar Bombay


04 December
Kanchana N. Ruwanpura, University of Edinburgh / Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
(CeMIS/Development Economics )

Of Belt and Bombs: Reflective Notes on Rupturing China’s BRI
in Postwar Sri Lanka


11 December
Trina F. Vithayathil, Providence College
Counting Caste: Censuses, Politics and Castelessness in India

18 December
Ornit Shani, University of Haifa, Israel
The People and the Making of the Indian Constitution 1946-1950

15 January
Marzia Casolari, Universitá degli Studi di Torino, Italy
The Religion as a Pretext: The Non-Religious Root of Religious
Conflicts in South Asia


20 January, Monday
Prakash Kumar,Pennsylvania State University
Empire of Knowledge: American Missionary and Land Grant
Agrarianism in Colonial India


29 January
Alessandro Stanziani, EHESS/CNRS, Paris
Voice, Exit and the Law. Colonial Labor, End of the
18th Century - 1914


For more info and child care contact Birgit Primer (14 days in advance).


MODERN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR

Wintersemester 2019/20

Contact: IndianHistory.CeMIS@sowi.uni-goettingen.de
Venue: CeMIS board room (2.112), Waldweg 26

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29.10.2019 – 16.00 – 18.00

Razak Khan (Erlanger Zentrum für Islam und Recht in Europa, Erlangen University): Entanglements in the
Colony: Jewish-Muslim Dialogue in South Asia

Soheb Ur-Rahman Niazi (Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, FU Berlin): Social
Stratification of Muslims at a Qasbah in Colonial India: The Production and Contestation of Social
Hierarchy at Amroha


05.11.2019 – 16.00 – 19.00

Rohan Dominic Mathews (Institut für Soziologie and CeMIS, Göttingen University): Dynamics of
Production and Labour: The Case of Building Construction

Priyanka Srivastava (Department of History, University of Massachusetts Amherst): Beyond the Industrial
Paradigm: Non-Factory and Service Labour in Bombay City in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century

Aardra Surendran (Centre for Study of Developing Societies, School of Development Studies, TISS
Mumbai): Technological Upgradation in the Indian Public Sector: Impacts on Labour Process and Labour
Relations


12.11.2019 – 16.00 – 18.00

Josefine Hoffmann (CeMIS, Göttingen University): Reading Representative Rhetoric: Bosch India in the
German Archive

Atem Lemtur (CeMIS, Göttingen University): Locating the ‘Porter Servant’ in the ‘Archiv des Deutschen
Alpenvereins’


03.12.2019 – 16.00 – 19.00

Maria Framke: National Self-Assertion and Global Civil Society: Humanitarianism in Colonial British India
Svenja von Jan (CeMIS, Göttingen University): Non-elite, Subaltern, Lower Class - How to Productively
Categorize Socio-Economic Affiliation in South Asian Migration History

Vishal Singh Deo (Delhi University/CeMIS Göttingen): Playing Rent in the Khadar: The Construction of
Colonial Political Economy in the North West Provinces 1813-1860


Wednesday, 11.12.2019 - 18.15 – 19.45

Matthias van Rossum (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam): Local and global slaveries –
the Dutch East India Company empire and coerced labour in South and Southeast Asia, 1600-1800


07.01.2020 – 16.00 – 18.00

Mufsin Puthan Purayil (IIM Calcutta/(CeMIS, Göttingen University): Communitarian Ties as a Strategic
Economic Resource: A Study of Job Seeking and Mobility Among Kerala Emigrants

Catharina Hänsel (CeMIS, Göttingen University/Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa): Trusteeship and
Wages - Ahmedabad as a Site of Industrial Wage Policy in the Making


21.01.2020 – 16.00 – 19.00

Maria Pomohaci (CeMIS, Göttingen University): Cleaning up the City: Health, Hygiene and Sanitation
Workers in Late Colonial Calcutta

Saeed Ahmad (CeMIS, Göttingen University): Settlement & Placemaking: The Case of Jangpura-Bhogal,
Delhi (1920-47)

Debangana Baruah (TISS Mumbai/CeMIS, Göttingen University): Migration Amidst the Citizenship Crisis:
An Everyday Struggle of Bengali-Speaking Muslim Migrant Workers from Assam in South Mumbai


04.02.2020 – 16.00 – 19.00

Christian de Vito (Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn): Studying the Entanglements
Among Punishment, Labour and Dependency

Nabhojeet Sen (Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn): Punishment, Labour and
Dependency: Western India, c. 1720-1820

Michaela Dimmers (CeMIS, Göttingen University): How Does Labour Work? Prison Labour in Colonial
India