The Duke Center for Jewish Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke, Duke-UNC Middle Eastern Consortium, Duke Asian and Pacific Studies Institute, and the Duke Middle East Studies Center will host on Oct. 18 a lecture on ‘An Italian Jesuit in Canton & the War on the Chinese: “Orientalism,” Conquest, & the Eastern Indian Ocean in the 16th c.,’ at 6pm in the Thomas Room (2nd floor), Lilly Library. Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Professor in the Department of History and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Faculty of Arts & Science at New York University, will present the lecture.
A light dinner will be served.
For more information on the event, contact Serena Bazemore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 6 p.m., Oct. 18
- Thomas Room
- Lilly Library