The Committee on Globalization and Social Change Presents
Anthropology and History, Duke University
“Dubai and Singapore:
Global City, Maritime Port, or Merchant State?”
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 | 4.30 – 6.30 pm
President’s Conference Room (8201.1)
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Engseng Ho is Professor of Anthropology and Professor of History at Duke University. He was previously Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University and Senior Scholar at the Harvard Academy. He is currently interested in the international and transcultural dimensions of Islamic society across the Indian Ocean, and its relations to western empires. Ho has conducted research in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, India, and Southeast Asia. His book The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean, is published by the University of California Press, in the California World History Libra.
Free and open to the public
Engseng Ho — Dubai and Singapore: Global City, Maritime Port, or Merchant State?
Date: February 21, 2012
Time: 12:00 am