College of Liberal Arts

Renowned Historian Examines British Imperial History at Campus Events: April 1-5

Tuesday Apr 2, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Various locations on campus

Sir Christopher Bayly, the Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History at Cambridge University, will discuss his research on British imperial history at several campus events from April 1-5.

Scheduled events include:

Monday, April 1
Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, and Center for European Studies workshop:
"Rethinking the Early Nineteenth Century: The Revolutionary Age in the Wider World, c. 1780-1850"
GAR 4.100, Noon-1:30pm, RSVP required. More info: Revolutionary Age lecture.
 
Wednesday, April 3
LBJ School talk:
"Sentiment and Development: The Political Thought of Nehru's India"
Sid Richardson Hall 3.316, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 
Thursday, April 4
South Asia Institute talk:
"Mountbatten, Nehru, Ambedkar and the Independence of India"
Meyerson Conference Room, Will C. Hogg Building 4.118, 3-5 p.m.
More info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/southasia/events/26290

Friday, April 5
Faculty Seminar on British Studies and College of Liberal Arts talk:
"Distant Connections: India and Australia in the Colonial Period and Beyond"
Prothro Theatre, Harry Ransom Center, 2:45-4:30 p.m.
More info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/progs/britishstudies/events/25611

A renowned scholar of British history, Bayly has published extensively on the empire, and especially on India. He is a trustee of the British Museum and a Fellow of the British Academy. Among his many accolades, Bayly was awarded the prestigious Wolfson History Prize in 2004, and he was knighted during the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2007.


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