Projects

 

"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
tiraana.bains@yale.edu

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. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030313/1852-03-06/ed-1/seq-1/


"Fossil Fuel Communism: The Druzhba Oil Pipeline and the Making of the Eastern Bloc, 1948-1994”

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Tom J. Cinq-Mars
Duke University
tjc30@duke.edu

A rough sketch of the original Druzhba pipeline network as developed in the early 1960s. The network would be significantly extended the following decade. Urlov, A. V. Transevropeskii nefteprovod ‘Druzhba’: Iz opyta stroiltelstva uchastka Brody-Uzhgorod. Moscow: VIINST Glavgaz, 1962


"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
gabriele.galli@univr.it

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


"Indian Labour Migration to Ceylon, Malaya and Burma: A Study of Kangani and Maistry System in Global Perspective (c. 1880-1940)”

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Ritesh Kumar Jaiswal
University of Delhi
riteshjais@gmail.com

Beginning of rise in the annual flow of Indian migrants to Burma, Ceylon and Malaya ‘regulated’ by the Kangani and Maistry systems of migration // Ritesh Kumar Jaiswal


"Many Regimes of Apprenticeship: Skilling Artisans and Mechanics”

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Arun Kumar
University of Gottingen
arunkumar019@gmail.com

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
manjrekar.naina@gmail.com

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
lpgm2@cam.ac.uk

 


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

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Amna Qayyum
Princeton University
aqayyum@princeton.edu

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


"Nourishing Shanxi: State, Industrial Entrepreneurship, and the Making of Chinese State Capitalism, 1898-2004”

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Zhaojin Zeng
University of Texas at Austin
zzj@utexas.edu

The Main Entrance Gate to the Baojin Iron Factory, 1918. Picture from The Yangquan Iron and Steel Company: A Picture Album, 1995, The Archives Office, Yanggang Liushouchu, Shanxi, China.