Maya Peterson: “The Padishah of the Hungry Steppe: Irrigation and Empire in Russian Turkestan”

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Maya Peterson: “The Padishah of the Hungry Steppe: Irrigation and Empire in Russian Turkestan”

January 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

| Humanities 1, Room 210 | Free

Maya Peterson’s work stands at the intersection of environmental history and imperial history. Her current book project explores the ways in which a focus on the physical environment might open up new avenues for thinking about modernity and colonial relationships in Central Asia under Russian and Soviet rule. She is Assistant Professor of History at UC Santa Cruz.

 

Winter 2015 Colloquium Series

January 14 : Maya Peterson

January 21: Naveeda Khan

January 28: Carolyn Dean

February 4: Madhavi Murty

February 11: Kris Alexanderson

February 18: Jennifer Horne

February 25: Gayle Salamon

March 4: Christopher Chen

 

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Date:
January 14, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Center for Cultural Studies
Website:
http://culturalstudies.ucsc.edu/

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Humanities 1, Room 210
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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