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Reflecting on Maritime Transportation as the Sinew of Commerce and Conflict

November 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reflecting on Maritime Transportation as the Sinew of Commerce and Conflict

BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Reflecting on Maritime Transportation as the Sinew of Commerce and Conflict

 

Speaker:
Professor Laleh Khalili  (Queen Mary University of London)
Date/Time:
November 22, 2021, 6:30 pm (HK Time)
Language: English
Venue: Via Zoom
ABSTRACT
In this talk, drawing from her recent book, Sinews of War and Trade, Professor Laleh 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
The event is organized by the CRF Project “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road [BRINFAITH]” (RGC CRF HKU C7052-18G), which is hosted by the ASIAR – Asian Religious Connections Research Cluster in HKIHSS.

Details

Date:
November 22, 2021
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

Via Zoom (Registration required)

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BRINFAITH