The Page-Barbour and James W. Richard Lectures

[Full-text lectures]


Nationalism and Globalization:
Britons, South Asians and Others, c.1750-1950

April 10, 11, and 12, 2001

The lectures are followed by a brief question and answer period and a reception. They are free and open to the public, which is warmly invited.

Individual Lecture Titles:

Tuesday, April 10 @ 5 PM, Minor Hall Auditorium,
"Patria as Process: The Eighteenth Century"

Wednesday, April 11 @ 5 PM, Minor Hall Auditorium,
"Towards an International Language of Rights: The Nineteenth Century"
[Hear Rights Lecture as mp3 audio]

Thursday, April 12 @ 5 PM, , Minor Hall Auditorium
"Race, War, and Propaganda: The Twentieth Century"

Reception following lecture in Pavilion 8 Garden

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Roundtable Friday, April 13 from 1-3 pm, Minor Hall Auditorium
Special Roundtable Session: with Christopher Bayly and Seema Alavi (University of Texas), David Armitage (Columbia), Sugata Bose (Tufts/Harvard), Ajay Skaria (Minnesota) on Nationalism and Globalization

About Professor Bayly: He is the Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge, and the author of numerous books of critical importance in the study of the British empire and South Asia. These include:

  • Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India, 1780-1870
  • Origins of Nationality in South Asia Society in the Age of British Expansion, 1770-1870
  • The Local Roots of Indian Politics: Allahabad, 1880-1920

    His lectures this week provide a special opportunity for the many of us who are broadly concerned with questions relating to nationalism and globalization (such as international/universal rights, the construction and/or loss of national identity, etc.) to reflect on these issues in light of historical perspective and context. Please join us as Dr. Bayly continues the long and distinguished tradition of Page-Barbour lecturers--renowned scholars who are able to articulate the far reaching impact of renowned scholars who are able to articulate the far reaching impact of their specialities.

    For further information: please contact Richard Drayton, Professor, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903. Phone (804) 924-6387.

    Last Updated: April 2001
    Questions or comments: please contact
    J.M. Donnellon, Assistant to the Chairman, Page-Barbour and James W. Richard Lectures Committee.

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