‘“A Veneer over Savagery”: British Practices of Extreme Violence in China 1900-1901

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Engelska parken Eng4/1020
  • Lecturer: Michelle Gordon
  • Organiser: Hugo Valentin Centrum, Historiska institutionen
  • Contact person: Carl Henrik Carlsson
  • Seminarium

This presentation will discuss the extreme practices of violence used by British colonial troops in the suppression of the Boxer Uprising in China (1900-1901), exploring the interconnectedness of British practices across imperial spaces, as well as well placing extreme violence within a wider, transnational context.
Michelle Gordon's seminar, scheduled Nov 11, has been postponed to Dec 9.