Aniket De, Muhammad Mustafa Monowar, Sara Mehnaz, Ishrat Jahan Prioti, From Medina to Malacca: The Spread of Sufism
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, an interdisciplinary seminar on child and youth development helps students explore international perspectives on children in exceptionally difficult circumstances.
Risana Malik, Rashna Munawar, Hiram Reynolds, Don Tran, Two Travelers and the Bay of Bengal
Sunil Amrith lecture entitled "Islam in the Bay of Bengal: Between Tamil and Malay Worlds"
Robert Travers, Assoc. Professor, Department of History, Cornell University. Lecture entitled "The Connected World of Haji Mustapha: an informer to the British in eighteenth century Bengal"
Sunaina Basu, Nusmila Lohani, Shehryar Nabi, Colonial Globalism in the Bay of Bengal: A Class Based Perspective
Dr. Tim Harper, Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Lecture entitled "Singapore 1915 and the Birth of the Asian Underground"
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."
Eric Tagliacozzo lecture entitled Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Pilgrim Ships and Contagion from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea
Willem van Schendel lecture entitled "Chittagong in Four Scenes: Spatial Moments at the Indian Ocean's Edge (1600-2010s)"