Histories of Migration in China and the Pacific

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 8/6/2013.

Connecting Currents: Histories of Migration in China and the Pacific

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 14:00-16:00

Samuel Alexander Building, Room A4

This workshop explores the impact of trade, empire and environmental crisis on the mobilities of refugees, domestic servants and labour migrants from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

Dr Pierre Fuller (University of Manchester), “The Push Factor: Sketching the Refugee Dynamic in Modern China”

Professor Barry Higman (Australian National University), “Colonial Continuities in the Global Geography of Domestic Service”

Dr Laurence Brown (University of Manchester), “Commodity Chains and Global Networks in the Making of Chinese Labour Migration, 1840-1882”

For more details email: laurence.brown@manchester.ac.uk



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