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International Workshop: Beyond the Line - Cultural Constructions of the Sea (June 22–23, 2012)

The international workshop “Beyond the Line – Cultural Constructions of the Sea” examines the relationship between land and sea. It investigates how the currently changing constellations in South-South relationships can be understood historically and culturally. If the active participation of the regions south of the Sahara since early modern times is denied, what is the situation today? And beyond that: is it justified in any way to attribute a historical insignificance to regions neighboring Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans?

Situating Bangladesh, Workshop, 17th-19th May 2013

You are cordially invited to participate in the Situating Bangladesh in in South Asian Studies Workshop which will take place from 17th May to 19th May, 2013. A workshop conceived by Iftekhar Iqbal and Michael Mann.