THE SPICE ROUTE: Connected Histories in South & Southeast Asia

South Asia Centre, London School of Economics

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (UTC)

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Roundtable with historians & art historians, discussing the connected histories between South & Southeast Asia along the spice trade routes.

About this event


Daud Ali is Associate Professor in South Asia Studies (@SouthAsiaPenn) at the University of Pennsylvania (@Penn), a historian of early medieval South Asia & has researched/published on historical connections between South & Southeast Asia.

William Dalrymple (@DalrympleWill) is a multi-award winning historian & writer; his forthcoming book, 'The Golden Road', looks at the connected histories of South & Southeast Asia, particularly those emanating from India.

Vidya Dehejia is Barbara Stoler Miller (Emerita) Professor of Indian & South Asian Art in the Department of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University (@Columbia), and has published extensively on South & Southeast Asian art.

Elizabeth Lambourn is Professor of Material Histories, De Montfort University (@dmuleicester), and is an expert on Indian Ocean histories from AD 600-1500 on which she has published several monographs.



Jeffrey Say is an art historian specialising in Singapore & Southeast Asian art histories at LaSalle College of the Arts (@LASALLESG), Singapore.




Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre (@SAsiaLSE)


This event is in collaboration with LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore.



South Asia Centre, London School of Economics