【KINDAS】”Variety of Commodity in History: Social Dynamism, Networks and Colonialism”[International Workshop](Group1)

【Date】Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Wednesday, March 27, 2013



Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall 3rd Fl., Room 332, Kyoto University
46 Shimoadachi-cho, Yoshida Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501


March 26, 2013
1300-1310: Opening Remarks: Kohei Wakimura (Osaka City University)

Session 1: Markets and Consumption in History 

1310-1405: Takashi Oishi (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies), “A Historical Exploration from the Research on Commodities (Keynote address)” 

1405-1455: Tilottama Mukherjee (Jadavpur University), “Sites of Exchange and Consumption: Re-assessing Eighteenth-century Bengal” 

1455-1520: Break 

1520-1610: Sayako Kanda (Keio University), “Taste and Merchant Networks: Changes and Competition in the Salt Market in Early Colonial Bengal” 

1610-1730: Discussion Comment: Ryota Ishikawa (Ritsumeikan University) 
Dinner 1800- 

March 27, 2013 
Session 2: Identity and Representation: A Focus on the Cloth(es) 

0940-1030: Lisa Trivedi (Hamilton College), “Consuming Nationalism: Khadi Clothing and New Identities in Modern India” 

1030-1040: Break 

1040-1130: Masachika Shiotani (Tohoku University), “The Export of Russian Printed Cottons to Asian Market in the First Half of 19th Century” 

1130-1230: Discussion: Comment: Naoto Kagotani (University of Kyoto), “A Perspective from the Field of Japanese Economic History with Special Focus on the Cotton Goods for Export” 

1230-1330: Lunch… Bento to be supplied 

Session 3: Diversity Framed by the Agencies 

1330-1420: Chikayoshi Nomura (Osaka City University), “Limited Choices and Limited Growth: TISCO's Unrealised Dream for Steel Export in the 1930s” 

1420-1510: Takeshi Nishimura (Kansai University), “The Role of Small Money Circulated in the Bombay Presidency during the Interwar Period.” 

1510-1610: Discussion Comment: Tomoko Hashino (Kobe University) 

Break: 1610-1630 

1630-1800: General Discussion Giorgio Riello (University of Warwick) -in absentia- Osamu Saito (Hitotsubashi University) Kaoru Sugihara (University of Tokyo) -to be confirmed- 

Note1: This international workshop is a phase of academic enquiry “Colonial Experiences and South Asia” under the initiative of Group1, KINDAS, INDAS. 

Note2: Program details are subject to change.

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