"From St Helena to Bencoolen: The British East India Company’s Practices of Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Late Eighteenth Century”

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Tiraana Bains
Yale University

Joseph Constantine Stadler. Fort Marlborough from Old Bencoolen, Sumatra, 1799, aquatint, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven.

"Information and News in 19th Century America: The Role of the Telegraph”

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Levi Boxell
Stanford University

Page from The New York herald, 06 March 1852. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.


"Weaving the first Global Age. The Ruiz, a network of textile merchants (1566-1600)”

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Gabriele Galli
Università degli Studi di Verona and Universidad de Valladolid

Ruiz textile industry records, Florence, 1595 (Archivo Histórico Provincial de Valladolid, Archivo Simón Ruiz, document 220-56).


"Many Regimes of Apprenticeship: Skilling Artisans and Mechanics”

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Arun Kumar
University of Gottingen

The Blacksmith Class, Nazareth Industrial School, Tamilnadu, India (1890-1900), The United Theological College Library and the Nazareth Industrial School Collection.

"British ships, Indian sailors: the making of a colonial maritime labour market in the age of steam, 1900-1950”

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Naina Manjrekar
School of Oriental and African Studies

Lascars painting a Union flag on the deck of the P&O liner 'Chitral' (National Maritime Museum Photographic Collections).

"Connecting indenture across oceans: letter-writing between India and three Guianas”

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Louise Moschetta
University of Cambridge


"The Politics of Population Control: Modernization, Religion, and the Family in Pakistan 1947-77”

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Amna Qayyum
Princeton University

Advertisement by the West Pakistan Family Planning Board

"Framing the Colonial Economy in Nineteenth Century India”

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Sukhalata Sen
Jawaharlal Nehru University