Appel à contributions : “China and India in the Modern World”
Appel à communications pour un workshop organisé par l’Australian Centre on China in the World de l’université nationale d’Australie.
7-8 août 2014
Délai d’envoi des propositions de communications
15 avril 2014
Australian National University
This two-day workshop, secheduled for 7-8 August 2014, examines the shared experiences that shaped modern China and India. As continental-sized entities with diverse populations, rich cultural traditions and highly developed bureaucratic structures, both China and India were inducted into the global capitalist order as objects of imperialist expansion in the nineteenth century. Accompanying European (semi)colonialism were developments that defined the version of modernity to which present-day China and India are still indebted: demarcation of national borders, emergence of urban centres as culturally and economically distinct communities, movement of peoples between colonial possessions, and creation of institutions that laid the foundation for the emergence of Asia’s largest nation-states in the twentieth century […]