Tag: Ports

Global shipping

john hutnyk , June 21st, 2022


sometimes these maps are so pro-capital its embarrassing. This one is of course, but its also informative. Here are the paths of need and greed, crime and time…


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Comparative Urbanism and who gets [funded to] compare

john hutnyk , May 30th, 2022


In the current conjuncture, with the increasingly complete capture of university research by corporate interests, only the alternative incorporation of research teams that start outside the universit…


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Coconuts

john hutnyk , January 10th, 2022


Sir Fancis Drake – whose lucre profits helped Queen Elizabeth get out of debt and invest in the Levant and then the East India Company, from which in…


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Cuttings

john hutnyk , October 3rd, 2021


I find it a little sad every time I’m compelled to cut a sentence that I really like because I’m the only one its effectively written for (if I…


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Japan – Vietnam archives

john hutnyk , June 6th, 2021


Another set of items for the exotica files (link below), is a set of documents held in the national Archives of Japan and I think very useful for…


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Weekend cruise to Serampore, Chandernagore

john hutnyk , February 14th, 2021


I really want to go on this today : << this is an article from The Telegraph newspaper in Kolkata>> : The 11-hour ride, which will have its…


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Watch “Serampore & Denmark – A Living History by the Ganges” on YouTube

john hutnyk , October 8th, 2020


The bit where haunted buildings are mentioned strangely has the sound drop out, but there are some great things to explore still… and the drone and inserts could…


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Sundarbans, Climate, Tigers, Law.

john hutnyk , September 24th, 2019


Liquidity of the Sundarbans: If the Tigers and Cyclones Don’t Get You, the Law Will This forms the first part of a new research concentration for me, and…


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The museum of vernacular regeneration

john hutnyk , November 24th, 2018


Read it here


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Smuggling – of tea to Scotland?

john hutnyk , March 29th, 2018


The Commission of Customs Scotland to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, reporting on the subject of trade with India, in 1812, examined Earl, Osborne and Ferrier (traders)…


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Restored 18th century Danish tavern to be inaugurated today

john hutnyk , February 28th, 2018


[JH comment: now if you were plying the illicit opium trade on behalf of dodgy East India Company officials, you’d also need to stop by the Tavern and…


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Radiating Globality: Old Histories and New Geographies

john hutnyk , February 18th, 2016


Draft programme International CONFERENCE « RADIATING GLOBALITY / OLD HISTORIES AND NEW GEOGRAPHIES » 20-21 February 2016 Salle Viseoconférence UCAD 2, Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar, Senegal **************   …


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