Conference: The Postcolonial Moment

Bandung Conference
Event date: 
November 13, 2015 (All day) to November 14, 2015 (All day)

The Postcolonial Moment

November 13-14, 2015
211 Dickinson Hall

This two-day conference will explore the first decade of independence in South and Southeast Asia, in the aftermath of World War II and in the wake of imperial retreat.

Speakers include:

  • Gyan Prakash, Princeton University
  • Michael Laffan, Princeton University
  • Ali Qasmi, Lahore University of Management Sciences
  • Neeti Nair, University of Virginia
  • Nikhil Menon, Princeton University
  • Julia Stephens, Yale University
  • Benjamin Seigel, Boston University
  • Kamran Ali, University of Texas - Austin
  • Ornit Shani, University of Haifa
  • Mandy Sadan, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Rotem Geva, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Rohit De, Yale University
  • Chiara Formichi, Cornell University

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Organized by: Professor Gyan Prakash, Professor Michael Laffan, and Nikhil Menon. Sponsored by the Department of History and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS).

Area of Interest: 
Colonialism & Post Colonialism
Region: 
Asia
Period: 
20th Century