Monthly Archives: November 2011

Comparing Cuba and Java

A new research initiative is being developed, coming from the collaboration between Commodities of Empire (CoE) and the International Institute for Social History (Amsterdam) (IISH). The aim is to develop a historical comparison between the islands of Cuba and Java … Continue reading

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Commodities and Anticommodities

The Commodities and Anticommodities research programme focuses on modes of indigenous production as sustainable practice and resistance against agrarian commercial capitalism in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean during the colonial era. It is based in the Technology and Agrarian Development … Continue reading

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AHRC Research Networking grant

We recently had the excellent news that the Commodities of Empire project has suceeded in securing an AHRC Research Networking grant. This has been awarded for the development of our digital history endeavours – primarily the establishment of an on-line … Continue reading

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