Conference Cosmopolitan Currents in the Indian Ocean

By Invitation Only


Location NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, Conference Center

This workshop brings scholars together to consider the current state of theoretical models and methodological approaches to the study of cultural mobility, integration and distinction, and transformation. Participants contemplate big framing issues surrounding spatial units, chronological frames, categories of analysis, and social agency, as well as consider current approaches to analyzing specific sites of cultural conglomeration and particular integrative institutions, technologies, and practices in the Indian Ocean context.

Image: © Akbar Keshodkar

Convened by

Lauren Minsky Assistant Professor of History, NYUAD

Akbar Keshodkar Assistant Professor, Moravian College

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute