23 February 2024, 10:30 am
Asia on the Move: Histories of Mobility and the Making of Asia
Programme Type
Seminars, Webcasts
Seminar Rooms 1,2,3

Programme Details

This two-day international conference delineates the journeys of scholars, travellers, merchants, musicians and painters across Asia for over two millennia. These speak of individual enterprise and innovation, and tell us about histories of interaction that have shaped our cultural landscapes and ways of life today.

Inaugural Session
Chair: Shri Shyam Saran, President, IIC
Welcome Remarks: Shri K.N. Shrivastava, Director, IIC
Introduction to the Conference: Dr. Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, IIC-International Research Division

Keynote Address: ‘Port Cities and Mobility in Early Modern Asia’
Professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Distinguished Professor & Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Chair in Social Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA