Friday, 26 October 2007 at 12:00 PM
Presented by Professor Kenneth R. Hall, Ball State University
Ken Hall has published extensively on early South and Southeast Asian history, including Civilizations of Asia and the Pacific, The Origins of Southeast Asian Statecraft, Trade and Statecraft in the Age of the Colas, Maritime Trade and State Development in East Southeast Asia, An Economic History of Early Southeast Asia, Structural Change in Early South India, Maritime Diasporas in the Indian Ocean and East and Southeast Asia (960-1775), and Secondary Cities and Urban Networking in the Indian Ocean Realm, c. 1400-1800. He is currently preparing a contracted book on Maritime Trade in the Indian Ocean, 100-1500 C.E. During 2003-2004 he served as a senior Fulbright Scholar at Gajah Mada University in Indonesia, facilitating Muslim-Christian community dialogue, and continues as a Fulbright Senior Specialist for special assignments by the United States Department of State.