Academics think they know which books really changed the world. Only one of them can be right!
Come to a book launch with a difference
–three historians will leap on to their soap boxes and tell us (briefly) which book they think really changed the British empire.
Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire: Creating an Imperial Commons
edited by Antoinette Burton and Isabel Hofmeyr
Keith Breckenridge (WiSER), Sarah Emily Duff (WiSER), and Dilip Menon (Centre for Indian Studies in Africa) in conversation with one of the editors of the volume, Isabel Hofmeyr (School of Literature, Language and Media)
Date: Thursday, 28th May 2015
Time: 5:30 for 6pm
Venue: WISER Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building, East Campus