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Cambridge Central Asia Forum


Centre for Geopolitics 

Providing historically-grounded solutions to enduring geopolitical problems

Part of the Institute for Historical Research Partnership Seminar Series 'Applied History and Contemporary Geopolitics.'

The five-part series is convened by the Engelsberg Applied History Programme; the Centre for Grand Strategy at King’s College London; the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge; and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Historians. This online seminar series represents a unique opportunity for historians interested in applying historical insight to contemporary questions in international affairs.


Seminar 3: Globalisation and Order - Insights from the Middle Ages and Early Modern World 

Talk 1. Globalisation 2.0: Mongol Eurasia to Modern Eurasia (EAEU and BRI)

Dr Prajakti Kalra, Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge 

Talk 2. From secession to the world: the early modern Dutch Republic as an example for post-Brexit Britain

Dr Bram De Ridder, Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied History, KU Leuven 

Chair: Gill Bennett OBE, Former Chief Historian, FCDO

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Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, 12 May, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:30
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Applied history and contemporary geopolitics series