[Hum_Calendar_Events] Critical Luso-Hispanisms: Subrahmanyam
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Mon Apr 3 14:50:01 PDT 2006
The Critical Luso-Hispanisms Lecture Series presents:
A Seminar with Sanjay Subrahmanyam (UCLA, Dept. of History)
"On Studying the Spanish and Portuguese Empires Together"
April 13th, 4-6 pm
Please contact the organizers (amore at humnet.ucla.edu or
zubiaurre at ucla.edu) for a pre-circulated paper.
Sanjay Subrahmanyam is one of the foremost historians of the Portuguese
empire and of early modern India. He is a prolific and wide-ranging
scholar whose work has focused on the interplay between economic,
political and cultural history in this period, subsuming several
national historical traditions. His most recent books include The
Career and Legend of Vasco da Gama (Cambridge University Press, 1998),
Penumbral Visions: Making Polities in Early Modern South India
(University of Michigan Press, 2001) and a two-volume work entitled
Explorations in Connected History (Oxford University Press, 2004). He
is fluent in about seven languages, including Portuguese. Subrahmanyam
has taught and lectured widely in Europe and the United States and is
currently director of the Center for Indian and South Asian Studies at
UCLA, where he also holds the Doshi Chair in Indian History.
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Center
for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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