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Jeremy Prestholdt, Monsoon: Journal of the Indian Ocean Rim

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Prof. Jeremy Prestholdt (UC San Diego) joins Dr. Philip Gooding (IOWC, McGill) to go behind-the-scenes on the new journal of Indian Ocean Studies, Monsoon, of which Prof. Prestholdt is founding co-editor. They also discuss some of Prof. Prestholdt’s recent and upcoming research on the connections of the Western Indian Ocean and Indian Ocean Africa with global economic and cultural systems.

Prof. Prestholdt completed his PhD at Northwestern University in 2003 and is now Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of two books, Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden (2023) and Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization (2008).


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Monsoon: Journal of the Indian Ocean Rim:

The Africa Institute:

“Locating the Indian Ocean” (2015):

“Global Currents and the Transformation of Space in Indian Ocean Africa” (2015):

Image Credit: “Kilwa Kisiwani overlooking the mainland across the Kilwa sound. Taken in July 2021.” by Khalidsalewa, via Wikimedia Commons

The Indian Ocean World Podcast is hosted by Dr. Philip Gooding, produced by Sam Gleave Riemann, and published under the SSHRC-funded Partnership “Appraising Risk, Past and Present.”