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Indian Ocean Lecture | The intersection of migration, mobility and missionary education over the 19th and 20th centuries: The Ceylonese Tamils of Malaya, 1790-1910 | Kristina Hodelin-ter Wal

May 23 @ 12:30 - 14:00

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Speaker: Kristina Hodelin-ter Wal (Radboud University)

During the mid-nineteenth century, many Jaffnese Tamils of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) sent their children to Protestant missionary schools while some adults went to work for missionaries to gain education and employment. Though the ties to the Vellalar caste were strong, the gains of colonial employment and education were more influential to those of the Vellalar caste intermingling with Christian missionaries.

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Date:
May 23
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
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Website:
https://iias.asia/event/ceylonese-tamils-of-malaya

Organizer

IIAS/KITLV
Email:
hoogervorst@kitlv.nl

Venue

KITLV, Room 138
Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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