The Rise and Development of the Indian Ocean World Global Economy
Prof. Gwynn Campbell (Indian Ocean World Centre)
|Date||Monday, 7 May 2018, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th Floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Prof. Gwynn Campbell (Department of History and Classical Studies, Indian World Ocean Centre, Canada)
Gwyn Campbell holds a Canada Research Chair and is a specialist in the economic history of the Indian Ocean region. He holds degrees in economic history from the universities of Birmingham and Wales and has previously taught in India and at universities in Madagascar, Britain, South Africa, Belgium and France. Currently, he is Director of McGill’s Indian Ocean World Centre at Montréal and undertakes research into slavery, migration and diasporas in the Indian Ocean world, as well as investigating the foundations of the Indian Ocean world “global” economy. He also has a strong interest in the dynamics of minority cultures, imperialism, globalization and third world development.
Image source: IOWC, Link (3 May 2018)