January 14 – Maya Peterson: “The Padishah of the Hungry Steppe: Irrigation and Empire in Russian Turkestan”

January 14 – Maya Peterson: “The Padishah of the Hungry Steppe: Irrigation and Empire in Russian Turkestan”

Maya Peterson’s work stands at the intersection of environmental and imperial history. Her current book project explores the ways in which a focus on the physical environment might open up new avenues for thinking about modernity and colonial relationships in Central Asia under Russian and Soviet rule. She is Assistant Professor of History at UCSC.

Date/Time
January 14, 2015 | 12:15 PM
Free and open to the public

Venue
Humanities Building 1, Room 210
University of California, Santa Cruz