Program
  July 25, Mo July 26, Tue July 27, We July 28, Thu July 29, Fr July 30, Sa
9:00‐10:30 I INTRODUCTION/ ORIENTATION
1‐Introducing the Intellectual Aims of the Summer School (Corpis, Sen and Schnepel)
2‐Information about Organizational Matters (Schönig, Sen and Schnepel)
III Hann:
The Eurasian Perspective
V THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Verne:
The Swahili Coast and the Indian Ocean
VIII PORTS AND ISLANDS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Schottenhammer:
Indian Ocean Emporia
X TECHNOLOGIES AND POLITICS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Schottenhammer:
Ships, Routes, and Cargoes
XII 10:00‐12:00
EXCURSION FRANCKE FOUNDATION:
The Indian Ocean and the Wonder Chamber and the Library
10:45‐12:15 3‐The Lecturers Introduce Themselves
4‐Short Introduction of the Participants
Hann:
The Eurasian Perspective
2‐Campbell:
The Economic History of Madagascar
2‐Schnepel:
Connectivity in Motion: The Indian Ocean World of Islands
2‐Schnepel:
The Making of an Indian Ocean Hub Society: The Mauritian Case
1:15‐2:45 II CONCEPTS AND METHODS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Concepts of Space
a) Indian Ocean/ Greater Indian Ocean/ Indian Ocean World/ World System
(Moderators: Campbell and Sen)
b) Space/ Networks/ Routes/ Transnational/ Translocal
(Moderators: Verne and Corpis)
IV THE ROUTES AND NETWORKS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Kulke:
The Early History of the Indian Ocean World
VI THE EASTERN PERIPHERY OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Kulke:
Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean World
IX PEOPLE OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Campbell:
Slavery and Other Forms of “Bonded Labour”
XI COMMODITIES OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
1‐Sen:
Cowries, Spices, and Porcelain
XIII 2:00‐4:00
Final Discussion
3:00‐4:30 2‐Concepts of Mobility
a) Connectivity in Motion
(Moderator: Schnepel)
b) Hubs and Ports
(Moderators: Schottenhammer and Kulke)
2‐Corpis:
European Infiltrations in the Indian Ocean
2‐Sen:
China and the Indian Ocean World
2‐Corpis:
Missionaries, Pilgrims, and Converts
2‐Student Presentations  
4:45‐6:15 Brainstorming
(Lecturers and Participants)
Individual Work/ Working Groups Individual Work/ Working Groups Individual Work/ Working Groups Individual Work/ Working Groups  
8:00‐9:30     VII Junk History:
A Documentary on the Book 1421
     
 
 

International Summer School

25.07. - 30.07.2016

Networks of Connectivities: Routes, Commodities, and the Politics of the Indian Ocean

Center for Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Networks of Connectivities: Routes, Commodities, and the Politics of the Indian OceanHistory making in Central and Inner Asia

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