On Thursday, April 16, 4 p.m., in 1014 Tisch Hall, Ishita Pande will present the lecture, "Forensic Proofs of Age and the Enactment of Childhood in Colonial India" (link for abstract). Professor Pande is the final guest for the Institute's 2013-15 theme, "Materials of History." This event is free and open to the public.

Ishita Pande is Associate Professor of History and Gender Studies at Queen's University, focusing on post/colonial South Asia and the British Empire. She is the author of Medicine, Race and Liberalism in British Bengal: Symptoms of Empire (Routledge: 2010).

On Friday, April 17, 12 p.m., in 1014 Tisch Hall, the Eisenberg Institute presents its last event of 2014-15, the graduate student workshop, "Science, State, and the Child in Early 20th-Century Russia and China." Link for workshop details, including a short description of the proceedings. Panelists include:

  • Kai Mishuris (Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Michigan)
  • Joshua Hubbard (Ph.D. Candidate, History and Women's Studies, University of Michigan)
  • Ishita Pande (Associate Professor, History, Queen's University)
  • Johanna Folland (commentator; Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Michigan)
  • Farina Mir (panel chair; Associate Professor, History; Director, Center for South Asian Studies, University of Michigan)

Lunch is provided at the workshop. Free and open to the public.

These events are made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.