Projekt: Flöden och kamp i Trans-Himalayaregionen
The project studies the formation of imperial rule under exceptional conditions in northeast India, Burma and Yunnan 1850-1920. It focuses on the consequences for small polities of imperial competition between the Qing and British empires. It targets the practice of governance in frontier tracts from the perspective of people, polities and long distance mobility. How did imperial forms of governance take shape during encounters with small polities?