1. Ben Hopkins
William Dalrymple lecture entitled "Return of a King: Shah Shuja and the First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-42"
Seema Alavi lecture entitled "Mughal Decline and the emergence of new global connections in early modern India"
Robert Kaplan, author of Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power (Random House 2010), in discussion with Sugata Bose (Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University).
Nile Green lecture entitled "An Economy of Enchantment: Markets for Islam in an Industrializing Ocean."