The IRN organizes a bi-monthly virtual seminar, open to all.

Cover for Scripting Empire

Friday May 3rd 2024, Professor James Procter will hold a session devoted to the launch of his book Scripting Empire. Broadcasting, the BBC, and the Black Atlantic (Oxford University Press, 2024).



Friday March 22nd 2024, the International Group for Studies of Colonial Periodical Press of the Portuguese Empire will present its research projects and publications.


Friday December 1st 2023, at 10 AM EST, Professor Francesca Orsini (University of London) talked about her latest book, East of Delhi. Multilingual Literary Culture and World Literature (Oxford University Press, 2023).



The-Bloomsbury-Handbook-of-Postcolonial-Print-Cultures coverFriday September 22nd 2023, at 10 AM EST, Professor Stephanie Newell (Yale) chaired the virtual book launch of The Bloomsbury Handbook of Postcolonial Print Cultures edited by Toral Gajarawala, Neelam Srivastava, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan and Jack Webb.


Friday June 16th 2023, at 10 AM EST, Sonal Khullar (UPenn) presented her new edited volume Old Stacks, New Leaves:  The Arts of the Books in South Asia, discussed by Toral Gajarawala (NYU)



Friday March 24th 2023, at 10 AM EST, Isabel Hofmeyr (U. Witwatersrand) presented her recent book Dockside Reading: Hydrocolonialism and the Custom House, discussed by Neelam Srivastava (Newcastle University) and Laetitia Zecchini (CNRS)