Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism

Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 1st Nov 2017

Join Harvard professor and historian of the British Empire, Maya Jasanoff and V&A Director Tristram Hunt for a discussion about Jasanoff's ground-breaking new book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, and how Conrad's work resonates today.

Migration, terrorism, colonialism, and multinational capitalism: the forces transforming today's world shaped the life and work of Joseph Conrad at the dawn of the twentieth century.

In a brilliant new interpretation of one of Britain's greatest authors, Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff describes Conrad as a prophet of globalization. Join her for a compelling blend of history, biography, and travelogue that explores Conrad's world as a harbinger of our own.

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2017-11-01 2017-11-01 Europe/London Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism A discussion about Jasanoff's new book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, and how Conrad's work resonates today. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/11/01/heart-of-darkness-joseph-conrads-colonialism-155236 Victoria and Albert Museum,Cromwell Road, London,London,

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