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Title:

Reflecting on Maritime Transportation as the Sinew of Commerce and Conflict

Speaker:

Dr. Laleh Khalili (International Politics at Queen Mary University of London)

Date:

November 22, 2021, 6:30 pm (HK time)

Language:

English

Venue:  Via Zoom

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ABOUT THE LECTURE

In this talk, drawing from her recent book, Sinews of War and Trade, Khalili will discuss the centrality of maritime transport infrastructures to the making of capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula. She will highlight histories of colonialism, labour struggles, and war-making as central to the forging of these infrastructures.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Laleh Khalili is a Professor of International Politics at Queen Mary University of London and the author of Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration (Cambridge 2007), Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies (Stanford 2013), and Sinews of War and Trade (Verso 2020).

ORGANIZER
This is an event organized by the CRF Project “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road [BRINFAITH]” (RGC CRF HKU C7052-18G).

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