Lunchtime Seminar - Mapping imperial edges: the French & the British in Southeast Asia, 1885-1914

Marie de Rugy Aux Confins Des Empires
Marie de Rugy JRF Wolfson College / British Academy Newton International Fellow
Date 13/02/2019 at 13.00 - 13/02/2019 at 14.00 Where Combination Room
Marie de Rugy Aux Confins Des Empires

In the middle of the 1880s, the Northern parts of the Indochinese Peninsula became the theatre of a double colonial conquest – of the French in Annam-Tonkin and of the British in Upper Burma. Based on a book published in September 2018, the talk will offer a history of imperial margins in Southeast Asia while comparing the British and French geographical policies and practices.

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