• Taming the Imperial Imagination

Taming the Imperial Imagination

19 October 2016

King's College London, War Studies Meeting Room, K6.07

This event is a conversation between Dr Martin Bayly and Dr Avinash Paliwal about Dr Bayly's recently published book Taming the Imperial Imagination: Colonial Knowledge, International Relations, and the Anglo-Afghan Encounter, 1808-1898. 

 

The event is on 19 October 18:00-19:30 in the War Studies Meeting Room, K6.07, Department of War Studies.

 

Dr Martin Bayly is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the London School of Economics where he teaches in the International Relations Department. He is a graduate of Newcastle University, St Antony’s College, Oxford, and King’s College London where he completed his PhD. He is the founding Chairperson of the Afghanistan Studies Group. His first book Taming the Imperial Imagination: Colonial Knowledge, International Relations, and the Anglo-Afghan Encounter, 1808-1878 was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. He is currently working on a three-year British Academy-funded project on the origins of modern international thought in South Asia. 

 

Interest in the event can be registered through: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/events/eventsrecords/bayly-asg.aspx