Tuesday 04 June 2019, 18:30〜20:30（Venue opens at 18:00）
Conference Room 6, 17th Floor, Global Front Building, Surugadai, Campus, Meiji University
Meiji University Research Institute for the History of Global Arms Transfer
|18:30-19:30||Presentation||Aparajith Ramnath, “International networks and aircraft manufacture in late-colonial India: Hindustan Aircraft Limited, 1940-47”.|
|19:30-19:40||Comment (1)||K.Yokoi (Meiji University)|
|19:40-19:50||Comment (2)||S,Watanabe (Tohoku Gakuin University)|
|20:00-20:30||Question & Answer|
|chair||M.Takeuchi (Nihon University)|
Aparajith Ramnath is Assistant Professor at Ahmedabad University. Aparajith is a historian of science,
technology and industry in South Asia. He is the author of The Birth of an Indian Profession: Engineers, Industry, and the State,
1900-47 (Oxford University Press, 2017). Aparajith did his postgraduate work in the history of science,
medicine and technology at Oxford University (MS) and Imperial College London (PhD).
From 2013-17, he was Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode. His present book project is a study of the career of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (1861-1962), a prominent engineer/administrator/technocrat who was a leading advocate of heavy industrialisation in India.