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CONF: Technologies of Print in South & Southeast Asia: The Social History of Modes of Production (London, 26 March 2019)


MICHAL HASSON (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Minority printing and the theatre in colonial India

BORNA IZADPANAH (University of Reading)
Simplified Urdu: Nasta’liq type for mechanical composition and the question of ownership

RITIKA PRASAD (University of North Carolina)
Producing knowledge, organizing information: the colonial Native Newspaper Reports

EPSITA HALDER (Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
Bangla Qur’an in the marketplace: a paratextual reading of translation, distribution, and consumption of the sacred

VAIBHAV SINGH (University of Reading)
Legitimizing movable type in colonial Bombay: Javaji Dadaji’s typefoundry and the Nirnaya Sagar Press

WEI JIN DARRYL LIM (University of Reading)
Altering the script: evangelical networks of print and missionary exceptionalism in maritime Southeast Asia

ZEINAB AZARBADEGAN (Columbia University)
‘Adornment of the lands’: entangled geographies of Persian lithographs in Bombay

EMILY M.K. MÜLLER (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
Hide and seek: how UV reflectance reveals secrets about Indian chromolithographs in The Met’s collection

AD STIJNMAN (Independent scholar)
Nihon Dôbanga: the Japanese school of etching, 1783–1900

The conference is free, though advance registration is required due to limited capacity. Please register by 22 March 2019.

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