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Dr. Sebastian R. Prange

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Sebastian Prange is a historian studying the social and economic organization of Muslim trading communities across the Indian Ocean, with a regional focus on the Malabar Coast in southwestern India.
His current research project is described here.

 

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Training nach oben

2008

Ph.D. History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

2004

M.Sc. (Distinction) Global History, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

2003

B.A. (First Class) English and History, Goldsmiths College, University of London

 

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Appointments nach oben

2010-11

Research Fellow, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (Center for Modern Oriental Studies), Berlin

2009-10

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, University of British Columbia

2007-08

Isobel Thornley Research Fellow (predoctoral), Institute of Historical Research, London

 

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Publications nach oben

- “Measuring by the bushel’: Reweighing the Indian Ocean Pepper Trade”, Historical Research 83 (forthcoming, 2010).  Awarded the Pollard Prize of the Institute of Historical Research, London.

- “Like Banners on the Sea: Muslim Trade Networks and Islamization in Malabar and maritime Southeast Asia”, in Islamic Connections: Muslim Societies in South and Southeast Asia, eds. M. Feener and T. Sevea (Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, 2009), pp. 25-47.

- “Scholars and the Sea: A Historiography of the Indian Ocean”, History Compass 6:5 (2008), pp. 1382-1393.  Awarded the History Compass Graduate Essay Prize in World History.

- “Trust in God, but tie your camel first.’ The Economic Organization of the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade between the Fourteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”, Journal of Global History 1:2 (2006), pp. 219-239.

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Contact nach oben

Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin, Germany
Phone  +49 (0)30 80307 105
Fax      +49 (0)30 80307 210
Email    prange@rz.hu-berlin.de

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